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Writers:
Douglas Heyes (screenplay)
H. William Miller (novel)
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Release Date:
15 January 1965 (West Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
More Sizzling Than Ever Before! See more »
Plot:
A rising political star faces scandal and blackmail when the young woman he tries to help turns out to be a juvenile delinquent. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
It's Better After Dark See more (29 total) »

Cast

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Ann-Margret ... Jody Dvorak

John Forsythe ... David

Peter Brown ... Ron

Patricia Barry ... Vera

Richard Anderson ... Grant
Skip Ward ... Buck (as James Ward)
Diane Sayer ... Midge

Ann Doran ... Mavis
Patrick Whyte ... Varden

Audrey Dalton ... Virginia
Leo Gordon ... Enders
Patricia Tiara ... Striptease Dancer
Nora Marlowe ... Matron

Frances Robinson ... Martha

Maxine Stuart ... Peggy
Mildred von Hollen ... Saleslady
Jerry Dunphy ... Newscaster

Doodles Weaver ... Salty Sam
Hal Hopper ... Chauffeur
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Dominguez ... Mexican Doctor (uncredited)
Shep Houghton ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Gary Lockwood ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Directed by
Douglas Heyes 
 
Writing credits
Douglas Heyes (screenplay)

H. William Miller (novel) (as Wade Miller)

Produced by
Harry Keller .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Joseph F. Biroc (director of photography) (as Joseph Biroc)
 
Film Editing by
Russell F. Schoengarth 
 
Art Direction by
Malcolm Brown 
Alexander Golitzen 
 
Set Decoration by
John P. Austin  (as John Austin)
Oliver Emert 
John McCarthy Jr.  (as John McCarthy)
 
Costume Design by
Burton Miller 
 
Makeup Department
Larry Germain .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
Jean Austin .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Frank McCoy .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Jack Mitchell .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Dorothy Parkinson .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Edward Muhl .... in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terence Nelson .... assistant director
Wendell Franklin .... assistant director (uncredited)
Terry Morse Jr. .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Robert M. Anderson .... lead man (uncredited)
Dudley Holmes .... props (uncredited)
Charles Thomas .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Waldon O. Watson .... sound
Frank H. Wilkinson .... sound
Chic Borland .... sound (uncredited)
John Muchmore .... sound (uncredited)
James T. Porter .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Charles Spurgeon .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Arthur Gerstle .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Butch Harmon .... gaffer (uncredited)
Andrew J. McIntyre .... camera operator (uncredited)
Steve Rez .... grip (uncredited)
Steve Rez .... key grip (uncredited)
Mel Traxel .... still photographer (uncredited)
Sam Van Zenten .... grip (uncredited)
Richard Tim Vanik .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bucky Rous .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Viola Thompson .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Eddie Broussard .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... music supervisor
William Loose .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Henry Mancini .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Ethmer Roten .... musician: flute (uncredited)
Hans J. Salter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Frank Skinner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Carl W. Stalling .... composer: stock music for cartoon sequence (uncredited)
Herman Stein .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Robert Busch .... dialogue coach
David Winters .... choreographer
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer (uncredited)
Fred Knoth .... set coordinator (uncredited)
Luanna S. Poole .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
82 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.00 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia:
The Tijuana motel sequence at the end actually takes place in the old Bates Motel set from Psycho on the Universal back lot.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The couch and tables between the stairs to the "upstairs" landing keep changing position. Sometimes it's closer to the left stairs and sometimes closer to the right.See more »
Quotes:
Jody Dvorak:I feel so shiny good about you - about everything! Like, wonderful!See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
It's Better After Dark, 5 April 2010
Author: wes-connors from Los Angeles

Delinquent sexpot Ann-Margret (as Jody Dvorak) knifes her matron and sets fire to her juvenile hall. Then, she heads for the bed of senatorial hopeful John Forsythe (as David Stratton), to cool her heels and take a cat nap. Learning Mr. Forsythe's wife is out of town, Ann-Margret uses blackmail to get herself some new clothes. Forsythe wants the over-developed seventeen-year-old to leave his San Diego home without publicity, but she wants to party. Soon, charismatic college friend Peter Brown (as Ron) arrives with muscle-man James Ward (as Buck Vogel) and gullible girlfriend Diane Sayer (as Midge). The four thrill-seeking youngsters proceed to drink Forsythe's liquor, and make his life miserable…

The title "Kitten with a Whip" is misleading. Ann-Margret's "whip" is only figurative. She is a very attractive woman, but doesn't look as provocative as the merchandising implies. She relies on sexiness to overplay the film's lurid titular character. Performing his part a bit better, Forsythe's laid-back style helps balance Ann-Margret's excess. This was already a fun film, but it gets even better when Mr. Brown and his delinquent friends arrive on the screen. Spouting "Everything is Love" and philosophizing about life, Brown plays a pseudo-cult leader who serves as a mid-1960s signpost for either Charles Manson or the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi...

If you punch him, will he feel pain?

If you cut him, will he bleed?

****** Kitten with a Whip (11/4/64) Douglas Heyes ~ John Forsythe, Ann-Margret, Peter Brown, Skip Ward

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