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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
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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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25 December 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El Sexo y la Joven Soltera  »

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Diane McBain was originally announced for role of a female magazine editor that apparently was written out of final script. See more »

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

Quotes

The Chief: [to Bob Weston] Thank you from the heart for living down to my expectations.
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Referenced in Columbo: Sex and the Married Detective (1989) See more »

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Anniversary Song
Music based on "Valurile Dunarii (Danube Waves)" by Iosif Ivanovici
Music adapted by Saul Chaplin
Lyrics by Saul Chaplin and Al Jolson
Sung by Fran Jeffries, with Count Basie and His Orchestra
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A Film do be Released in DVD Format
6 January 2005 | by (Porto Alegre,Brazil) – See all my reviews

Despite all his critics,"Sex and the Single Girl" is a delight,a pure entertainment film with a marvelous cast giving very good performances. This movie deserves to be released in DVD here Tony Curtis and Natalie Wood are better than in "The Great Race".Henry Fonda found in Lauren Bacall one partner in the same caliber of Bette Davis or Katharine Hepburn and the two made a terrific team.Mel Ferrer contributes with funny moments in a rare comedy performance.The screenplay are witty and gave to us highlights like Quine homage to Billy Wilder during a Tony Curtis/Natalie Wood seduction scene.Of, Course Mr. Wilder is a renowned director,Quine don't have the same status but in this movie and several in his filmography he shows a great talent special for comedy and develop a friendship with the late Jack Lemmon who once said Quine is one of most underrated directors in this business.Mr. Quine bought to us:"Bell,Book and Candle","Notorious Landlady","Strangers When We Met" and "How to Murder Your Wife" plus "Operation Mad Ball" the movie Wilder saw and invite Lemmon for the Classic "Some Like Hot". Mr. Jack Lemmon and "Some Like It hot" are often celebrated in "Sex and the Single Girl".For all this reasons watched It!


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