There is an on-going battle of industrial espionage between rival cosmetics companies, Femina, owned by Sir Jason Fox, and May Fortune, owned by Matthew Cutter. Caught in the middle between the two are among others top industrial designer Patricia Foster, who officially is on May Fortune's payroll after being fired by Femina, and Christopher White, a suave Brit who also is officially on May Fortune's payroll as Cutter's right hand man. On the surface, Patricia is still working for Femina trying to steal the new top secret formula for a water repellent hairspray developed by Dr. Stuart Clancy for May Fortune, that hairspray which would make all other hairsprays obsolete, while Christopher secretly tries to stop her. Below the surface, it is not clear whether either Patricia or Christopher truly are working for May Fortune, Femina or someone else. But as they progress through these on the surface missions, their true missions are eventually revealed as are their true allegiances, which ... Written by
A zigzag pattern of suspense and excitement
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12 May 1967 (Finland)
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Gross USA: $4,075,000
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(Westrex Recording System)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
In her autobiography, Doris Day
wrote that when she read this script, she remarked to her manager and husband Martin Melcher
: "Thank God we don't have to do movies like that anymore!" His response: "We've already made the deal. There's no sense getting all steamed up about it!" Melcher had power of attorney for Day, and signed her up for this film without her knowledge or consent. See more
When Patricia follows Su home, she finds Su living in a luxurious house in the hills, complete with pool. The next time we visit Su's home, it's a high rise apartment. See more
How is she?
With a good night's sleep she'll be back to normal.
She will never be normal.
Each screen of the opening credits is presented uniquely. The names of the leads appear in speech/thought bubbles of an extra. One page appears gradually as a walkie-talkie's antenna extends. Others fade in, slide in, are pulled from behind walls, appear with different clipart, etc. See more
by Larry Marks
Performed by Doris Day
(uncredited) See more