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Sexual misconduct in white-collar suburbia is the topic of this routine melodrama involving two neighboring couples. Architect Larry Coe (Kirk Douglas), unhappy with his wife Eve's (Barbara Rush) fixation on their bank balance, starts taking an interest in Maggie Gault (Kim Novak), whose husband has been losing interest in her. The two steal several illicit moments together, but this activity has not gone unnoticed. Good ol' neighbor Felix (Walter Matthau) figures that Eve might be feeling a little neglected, so he decides to move into the picture. Richard Quine's direction is an asset to an otherwise clichéd tale. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi


Kirk Douglas
as Larry Coe
Kim Novak
as Maggie Gault
Ernie Kovacs
as Roger Altar
Barbara Rush
as Eve Coe
Walter Matthau
as Felix Anders
Virginia Bruce
as Mrs. Wagner
Kent Smith
as Stanley Baxter
Roberta Shore
as Linda Harder
Nancy Kovack
as Marcia
Carol Douglas
as Honey Blonde
Paul Picerni
as Gerandi
Ernest Sarracino
as Di Labbia
Harry Jackson
as Bud Ramsey
Bart Patton
as Hank
Robert Sampson
as Bucky
Ray Ferrell
as David Coe
Ruth Batchelor
as Waitress
Dick Crockett
as Charlie
Betsy Jones-Moreland
as Mrs. Gerandi
Sue Ane Langdon
as Daphne
Joe Palma
Audrey Swanson
as Mrs. Baxter
Charles Victor
Lorraine Crawford
as Redhead
Dick Crockett
as Charlie
Audrey Swanson
as Mrs. Baxter
Sue Ane Langdon
as Daphne
Ruth Batchelor
as Waitress
Betsy Jones-Moreland
as Mrs. Gerandi


Richard Quine
Richard Quine
Evan Hunter
Book Author
Evan Hunter
Charles B. Lang
George Duning
Composer (Music Score)
Morris W. Stoloff
Musical Direction/Supervision
Ross Bellah
Art Director
Louis Diage
Set Designer
Jean Louis
Costume Designer