Boys' Night Out (1962)

114 mins | Comedy | 1962

Director:

Michael Gordon

Writer:

Ira Wallach

Producer:

Martin Ransohoff

Cinematographer:

Arthur E. Arling

Editor:

Tom McAdoo

Production Designers:

George W. Davis, Hans Peters
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Martin Ransohoff Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
WRITERS
Story
Story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
COSTUMES
Miss Novak's cost
Executed by
MAKEUP
Hairstyles
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Asst to the dir
Dial coach
Stills
Gaffer
Main title des
SOURCES
SONGS
"Boys' Night Out" and "Cathy," words and music by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen, sung by Patti Page.
PERFORMER
DETAILS
Release Date:
1962
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 21 June 1962
Copyright Claimant:
Filmways, Inc.
Copyright Date:
20 April 1962
Copyright Number:
LP22235
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Metrocolor
Widescreen/ratio
CinemaScope
Duration(in mins):
114
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Bachelor Fred Williams and his three married friends, George, Doug, and Howard, are Manhattan commuters from Connecticut who decide to rent an apartment in New York City and furnish it with a beautiful blonde to be available to each of them on different nights of the week. In answer to a New York Times advertisement, Cathy, an attractive young woman, accepts the position. Unknown to the "boys," she is actually a sociology student preparing a thesis on the sexual patterns of the suburban male. By clever maneuvering, she manages to subdue their amorous intentions. Although their evenings with Cathy are completely innocent, the three married men lie to Fred about their torrid evenings at the apartment. Wildly jealous, he proposes to Cathy, and she accepts. Meanwhile, the three wives have learned of the situation through a private investigator, and they arrive at the apartment in a rage. All misunderstandings are cleared up, however, when Cathy reveals her true motive for accepting the housekeeper job. Furious at having been duped, Fred walks out, but the wives, aided by Fred's mother, promptly drag him back. He decides to become the fourth member of a quartet of husbands who spend a weekly night on the town--with their ... +


Bachelor Fred Williams and his three married friends, George, Doug, and Howard, are Manhattan commuters from Connecticut who decide to rent an apartment in New York City and furnish it with a beautiful blonde to be available to each of them on different nights of the week. In answer to a New York Times advertisement, Cathy, an attractive young woman, accepts the position. Unknown to the "boys," she is actually a sociology student preparing a thesis on the sexual patterns of the suburban male. By clever maneuvering, she manages to subdue their amorous intentions. Although their evenings with Cathy are completely innocent, the three married men lie to Fred about their torrid evenings at the apartment. Wildly jealous, he proposes to Cathy, and she accepts. Meanwhile, the three wives have learned of the situation through a private investigator, and they arrive at the apartment in a rage. All misunderstandings are cleared up, however, when Cathy reveals her true motive for accepting the housekeeper job. Furious at having been duped, Fred walks out, but the wives, aided by Fred's mother, promptly drag him back. He decides to become the fourth member of a quartet of husbands who spend a weekly night on the town--with their wives. +

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