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 Owlish Felix is an unpublished writer who vents his frustration by reporting to the super that the woman in a neighboring flat takes the occasional payment for sex.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.
Can an owl and a pussycat?
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Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "The Owl and the Pussycat" by Bill Manhoff
opened at the ANTA Playhouse in New York on 18th November 1964 after previews about a week earlier on the 12th of that month. The production played there until it closed on 25th September 1965. The play then transferred to the Royale Theatre on Broadway re-starting two days later on 27th September 1965 where it played for around two months until 27th November that same year. The play's Broadway season at both theaters totaled to a run of 427 performances . 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
I may be a prostitute but I am NOT promiscuous!
Rated "R" in the U.S. in 1970, film was re-cut and re-rated "GP" for a 1972 release (later PG). See more
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