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In this squeaky clean sex comedy (the sort that could only have been made in the early 1960s), Kathy (Kim Novak) is a sociology student preparing her doctoral thesis, "Adolescent Sexual Fantasies in the Adult Suburban Male." She poses as a call girl to gain perspective on the sexual attitudes and behaviors of contemporary men, and she is soon installed as a kept woman for four men, Fred (James Garner), George (Tony Randall), Doug (Howard Duff), and Howard (Howard Morris). Except for Fred, all the men are married and looking for some of that loose, swinging action they've been hearing about, which makes the situation a research gold mine for Kathy. But she quickly discovers that while the men can talk about sex, they're too inhibited to actually do anything about it; what they really want isn't a wild fling, but an understanding ear. Fred is the only one who makes any romantic overtures, and in time he asks for her hand in marriage. Janet Blair, Anne Jeffreys, and Patti Page plays the wives of the would-be white-collar lotharios, and Zsa Zsa Gabor plays their boss's girlfriend. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


Kim Novak
as Cathy
James Garner
as Fred Williams
Tony Randall
as George Drayton
Howard Duff
as Doug Jackson
Janet Blair
as Marge Drayton
Anne Jeffreys
as Toni Jackson
Jesse Royce Landis
as Ethel Williams
Oscar Homolka
as Dr. Prokosch
Howard Morris
as Howard McIlleny
Zsa Zsa Gabor
as Moss' Girl Friend
Fred Clark
as Mr. Bohannon
William Bendix
as Slattery
Jim Backus
as Peter Bowers
Larry Keating
as Mr. Bingham
Ruth McDevitt
as Beulah Partridge


Michael Gordon
Martin Ransohoff
Arne Sultan
Screen Story
Marvin Worth
Screen Story
Arthur E. Arling
Frank De Vol
Composer (Music Score)
Tom McAdoo
Hans Peters
Art Director
George W. Davis
Art Director
Henry W. Grace
Set Designer
Jerry Wunderlich
Set Designer
William J. Tuttle