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Sex and the Single Girl (1964)

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A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.

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Bob Weston
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Helen Brown
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Frank
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Sylvia
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Rudy
Fran Jeffries ...
Gretchen
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Susan
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The Chief
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Motorcycle Cop
Stubby Kaye ...
Helen's Cabbie
Howard St. John ...
Randall
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Dr. Anderson
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Holmes
William Lanteau ...
Sylvester
Helen Kleeb ...
Hilda
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Storyline

Using Helen Gurley Brown's book as a jump off point, we follow the adventures of a supermarket tabloid editor as he tries to parlay an interview with the author of the book into headlines and sales. Of course, a romantic entanglement ensues. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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She wrote the book on love!

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Comedy | Romance

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25 December 1964 (USA)  »

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1.85 : 1
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Character actress Cheerio Meredith, who played the old lady in the antique car driven by Burt Mustin, died the day of the film's premiere. See more »

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None of the cabs have meters in them. See more »

Quotes

Frank Luther Broderick: [Referring to his women's hosiery business] The competition is killing me!
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Referenced in Five Million Years to Earth (1967) See more »

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Sex And The Single Girl
by Neal Hefti and Richard Quine
Title song sung by Fran Jeffries
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Natalie and Tony make a photogenic pair, but this script leaves them stranded...
3 April 2008 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

In-name-only movie-version of Helen Gurley Brown's book, a glossy but fairly unamusing comedy which begins as a semi-sophisticated battle-of-the-sexes, eventually becoming a ditsy slapstick outing which treats its characters as overage juveniles. Gossip-magazine editor Tony Curtis lands on Natalie Wood's couch--but sex is the furthest thing from her mind, as she's playing a psychologist. Gurley Brown was probably red-faced at having her title (and name) utilized for nothing more than another '60s bedroom farce (one wherein the bedroom is kept strictly under wraps). Curtis and Wood look great in their prime, but their characters are all talk, little action. The funniest material is saved for alternate couple Henry Fonda and Lauren Bacall. *1/2 from ****


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