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 ...
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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?
Jo Ann Greer
provides the singing voice for June Allyson
on the ballad "A Perfect Love," possibly the only time in Allyson's career that she was ever dubbed. See more
When Kay shakes her hands in the air when she says, "I've had a whole year to grow claws, Lexie! Jungle Red!", she's wearing clear nail polish. In the next scene, at the nightclub, she has on red nail polish. See more
You know, Kay, my trouble was I couldn't swim home like you. I barely managed to save my honor, such as it is.
Countess de Brion
Well, I told him I was a promised to another man, after my divorce was final, of course.
And that stopped him?
Well, he's a westerner, ma'am, and they have their code with holsters and women.
Opening credits: Manhattan Island ... A body of land consisting of four million square males-completely surrounded by women. See more
Referenced in Designing Woman
A Perfect Love
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Performed by June Allyson
, dubbed by Jo Ann Greer See more