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The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  3 November 1970 (USA)
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Can a bickering odd couple in Manhattan become friends and maybe more? Owlish Felix is an unpublished writer who vents his frustration by reporting to the super that the woman in a ... See full summary »

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Can a bickering odd couple in Manhattan become friends and maybe more? Owlish Felix is an unpublished writer who vents his frustration by reporting to the super that the woman in a neighboring flat takes the occasional payment for sex. She's Doris, more wildcat than pussycat, and when Felix's peeping-tom-tattle-tale routine gets her bounced from her apartment, she knocks at his door at 3 AM, aggressive and ticked off. They yell, lose another apartment, and pick up where they left off in a friend's flat and beyond. Dancing by the light of the moon seems unlikely for this owl and pussycat. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Also Known As:

El búho y la gatita  »

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Trivia

Song-writer Martin Charnin was contracted to write a song for the film which was never used. This was a tune called "The Best Thing You've Ever Done" which ended up being used for Barbra Streisand's 1974 studio album "The Way We Were" which got re-titled as "Barbra Streisand Featuring the Hit Single The Way We Were and All in Love Is Fair" due to a legal dispute with The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)'s producer Ray Stark also being the producer of the movie The Way We Were (1973) starring Robert Redford and also co-starring in it Streisand. See more »

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At the very beginning, Doris huddles in a doorway to get out of the rain. As a bus pulls up to the kerb, she starts to walk towards it, but in the next tighter shot Doris still in the doorway. The next shot, back on the street, Doris is already on her way towards the bus. See more »

Quotes

Doris: [to Felix through the door] Swear! Swear that you are just a little fruit all alone in the hall.
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Referenced in Survivor Stories with Dawn Wells (2013) See more »

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The Seduction
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great movie--Shame on Columbia for editing DVD
25 July 2004 | by (ohio) – See all my reviews

Many classic scenes, Bombs Away, TV in the aquarium, Barbra's hands and heart placed just .....hovever, when the DVD company from hell released it on DVD, they censored a word that renders an entire scene meaningless.

It was an historic word also, the first time a star had ever

said it in a major film. F***!! The only time anyone has

ever censored Barbra to this day! Still a great comedy!

Sexy, funny and way ahead of its time! One of Bab's best! George's too!


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