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Boys' Night Out (1962)

Unrated | | Comedy | 21 June 1962 (USA)
Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Cathy
... Fred Williams
... George Drayton
... Doug Jackson
... Marge Drayton
... Joanne McIllenny
... Ethel Williams
... Dr. Prokosch (as Oscar Homolka)
... Howard McIllenny
... Toni Jackson
... Boss' Girl Friend
... Slattery
... Peter Bowers
... Mr. Bohannon
... Mr. Bingham
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Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children and TV-dinners. In secret, they get themselves an apartment with a beautiful young woman, Kathy, for romantic rendezvous. But Kathy does not tell them that she is a sociology student researching the sexual life of the white middle-class male. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Trivia

Stars of this film Fred Clark and Larry Keating have both portrayed Harry Morton on the Burns & Allen Show. See more »

Goofs

When the boys are on the train, the whistle of a steam locomotive is heard on several occasions. The movie takes place in 1962 but the last steam locomotive on the New Haven Railroad was retired ten years earlier and, in any case, would not have been used from Connecticut to New York City. See more »

Quotes

Ethel Williams: Waitress, waitress darling. Another round please.
Waitress: Are you sure, madam?
Ethel Williams: Madam is sure.
Waitress: Madam is crocked.
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Referenced in Batman: A Death Worse Than Fate (1966) See more »

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CATHY
Words by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
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Pleasant Comedy with Lovely Kim
24 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

Just looking at the lovely Kim Novak is enough for any man (or woman). She most convincingly plays her part in this comedy romp from 1962, a very dated 1962 film at that, although the premise and, really, the events, are timeless. Who can ever tire of her beauty. James Garner was so handsome in his youth as well. We also see the delightful Anne Jeffreys. I enjoyed this comedy and recommend it. It is a rather pleasant not so over the top comedy and an enjoyable film. I repeat again, whatever Kim Novak is in a movie, she brings not only her spectacular beauty but a marvelous acting ability. The dresses she wears in this movie are terribly outdated, but I recommend the movie for one and all.


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