Shortly after their tenth wedding anniversary, New York theater producer Steven Hilliard and his wife, former popular radio singer Kay Hilliard née Ashley, are getting a Kay-initiated Reno divorce after Kay finds out about a marital indiscretion he had with Crystal Allen, a gold digging chorus girl in one of his shows. News of the indiscretion made its way to Kay indirectly by her catty friend, Sylvia Fowler. In Kay getting the divorce, Kay's best friend, playwright Amanda Penrose believes Kay is playing right into the wants of Crystal, whose main goal is not to be happily married to Steven, but to get what such a marriage can bring to her in material wealth and comfort. Amanda does not believe Steven loves Crystal and that he still really does love Kay. And Kay does proceed with the divorce despite believing theirs was a happy and loving marriage before she learned of the indiscretion, and despite having an adolescent daughter, Debbie, to consider. But when Kay learns some ...
M-G-M's FUN-FILLED GIRLIE SHOW -- WITH MUSIC! (original print ad - all caps)
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29 April 1957 (Sweden)
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Also Known As:
El sexo opuesto
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Gross USA: $6,016,800
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
Jim Backus, who performs as the psychiatrist in the musical number with Dick Shawn, was also the voice of Mr. Magoo -even using his Mr. Magoo voice on the line: "All this when were ten or under?" Years later, Leslie Nieisen, who plays husband of Allyson would play Mr. Magoo in alive action version of the Mr. Magoo cartoons. See more
At the end of the "Yellow Gold" musical number, two chorus boys leap up onto the banana trees for their final pose. Just as the curtain is closing, you can see the stage-left dancer slip from his position and slide down the tree. See more
Oh! Now you be careful, Buck. No! Really, Buck.
You don't have to worry, ma'am. This canoe's as safe as a cradle.
Yes, I know, but you're not!
Opening credits: Manhattan Island ... A body of land consisting of four million square males-completely surrounded by women. See more
The Opposite Sex
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed over the opening credits by Dolores Gray
Performed during "The Psychiatrist" musical sketch with Dick Shawn
, Jim Backus
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