In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To help him with his story he enlists the aid of a friend who is a TV writer. The wife swallows the story and later real FBI agents and enemy spies become involved in the scheme.
The most outrageously funny movie you'll see in 1960.
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Did You Know?
Certain elements of the plot resemble True Lies, in which Jamie Lee Curtis becomes involved with government agents without knowing her husband is really a spy. In this movie, Janet Leigh becomes involved with government agents while thinking her husband (Tony Curtis) works for the FBI, even though he doesn't. And by a strange coincidence, Jamie Lee Curtis is the daughter of Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis. See more
The morning after the restaurant, when David tries to tell Ann he is not really in the F.B.I., Ann's hands are on either side of David's neck. In the next shot, her hands are folded over each other at the back of his neck. See more
[pointing to a pair of voluptuous dames
Get a load of how those girls are assembled...
Tony Curtis physically rips the title off the screen. See more
Who Was That Lady?
by Sammy Cahn
& Jimmy Van Heusen
(as James Van Heusen)
Sung by Dean Martin
Capitol Records See more