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 Owlish Felix is an unpublished writer who vents his frustration by reporting to the super that the woman in a neighboring flat takes the occasional payment for sex.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
The Owl and the Pussycat is no longer a story for children.
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Did You Know?
This was Barbra Streisand
's first non-musical film, and according to assistant director Gerrity, producer Ray Stark told him that Streisand was notoriously late and could Gerrity stay on her case. "The first day she comes in 30 minutes late," recalls Gerrity, "and I say, 'Good morning, Ms. Streisand. You owe me a half hour.' The next day she's right on time and we're still lighting the set. I tried to hide, but she found me and said, 'Get over here.' Then she whispered in my ear: 'We're even.'" See more
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
[to Felix through the door
Swear! Swear that you are just a little fruit all alone in the hall.
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