What's New Pussycat? (1965)

108 mins | Comedy | 30 June 1965

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HISTORY

Filmed in and around Paris. Opened in Paris in Jan 1966 as Quoi de neuf, Pussycat?; running time: 105 min. French coproduction status unconfirmed. ...

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Filmed in and around Paris. Opened in Paris in Jan 1966 as Quoi de neuf, Pussycat?; running time: 105 min. French coproduction status unconfirmed.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Daily Variety
16 Oct 1963
p. 4
Daily Variety
16 Mar 1964
p. 2
Daily Variety
9 Oct 1964
p. 2
Daily Variety
15 Oct 1964
p. 4
Daily Variety
13 Nov 1964
p. 2
Daily Variety
19 Nov 1964
p. 4
Daily Variety
2 Jul 1965
p. 2
Daily Variety
11 Aug 1965
p. 2
Los Angeles Times
28 Oct 1963
Section E, p. 15
Los Angeles Times
16 Dec 1963
Section D, p. 23
Los Angeles Times
19 Mar 1964
Section C, p. 12
Los Angeles Times
8 Dec 1964
Section D, p. 17
Los Angeles Times
29 Jan 1965
Section C, p. 9
Los Angeles Times
30 Jun 1965
Section C, p. 13
Los Angeles Times
1 Jul 1965
Section C, p. 7
Los Angeles Times
15 Aug 1965
Section M, p. 1
Los Angeles Times
16 Nov 1965
Section C, p. 11
New York Times
20 Oct 1963
p. 131
New York Times
19 Jul 1964
Section X, p. 5
New York Times
17 Oct 1964
p. 19
New York Times
22 Nov 1964
Section X, p. 9
New York Times
23 Jun 1965
p. 49
Variety
5 Nov 1958
p. 14
Variety
30 Oct 1963
p. 16
Variety
2 Sep 1964
p. 4
Variety
2 Sep 1964
p. 13
Variety
4 Nov 1964
p. 22
Variety
11 Nov 1964
p. 15
Variety
16 Dec 1964
p. 63
Variety
23 Dec 1964
p. 18
Variety
10 Feb 1965
p. 70
Variety
31 Mar 1965
p. 5
Variety
12 May 1965
p. 188
Variety
9 Jun 1965
p. 13
Variety
16 Jun 1965
p. 3, 14
Variety
16 Jun 1965
p. 44
Variety
9 Dec 1965
p. 26
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Karting seq & 2d unit dir
1st asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
Exec prod
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
2nd unit dir of photog
Cam op
ART DIRECTOR
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Set dresser
COSTUMES
Miss Prentiss' clothes des
Miss Prentiss' clothes des
MUSIC
Mus comp
Arr & cond
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec eff
DANCE
Choreog
MAKEUP
Chief makeup
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod mgr
Prod asst
Prod asst
SOURCES
SONGS
"What's New Pussycat," words and music by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, sung by Tom Jones; "Here I Am" and "Little Red Book," words and music by Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
PERFORMED BY
SONGWRITER/COMPOSER
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Quoi de neuf, Pussycat?
What's New Pussycat
What's New, Pussy Cat?
What's New, Pussycat
Release Date:
30 June 1965
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 22 Jun 1965; Los Angeles opening: 30 Jun 1965
Production Date:
early or mid Oct 1964--Jan 1965
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Famous Artists Productions
22 June 1965
LP30967
Physical Properties:
Sound
Westrex
Color
Technicolor
Duration(in mins):
108
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Paris fashion magazine editor Michael James is involved in a relationship with Carole Werner, but the beautiful women he encounters in his work continually distract him. He consults psychiatrist Fritz Fassbender about his problem, but the doctor's own unfulfilled desires are compounded when he hears of Michael's conquests. Fassbender's overpowering wife, Anna, intends to keep him from extramarital lapses, however. Michael's friend Victor, who is also attracted to Carole, is concerned because he can't attract women, even though he is an "undresser" at a striptease club. When Carole learns that her parents are about to arrive for a visit, she tells Michael that they will either have to get married or break off the romance. Determined to have a final fling, Michael visits Victor at the club and falls for Liz, a beautiful stripper given to casual suicide attempts, but she is only interested in reading her poetry to him. Meanwhile, through Fassbender, Michael becomes involved with Renée, whose cold exterior conceals her passionate disposition. At the same time, Carole attempts to make Michael jealous by captivating Victor. Furthermore, Michael tries to entangle Renée with the adoring Fassbender in order to get rid of her. Michael then begins a third involvement with a mad parachutist, Rita. Declaring a temporary truce, Michael and Carole spend an enjoyable evening with Carole's parents, and he decides at last to marry and settle down. In a discreet country hotel, however, everyone takes part in a climactic chase in and out of the bedrooms before the marriage question is affirmatively ...

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Paris fashion magazine editor Michael James is involved in a relationship with Carole Werner, but the beautiful women he encounters in his work continually distract him. He consults psychiatrist Fritz Fassbender about his problem, but the doctor's own unfulfilled desires are compounded when he hears of Michael's conquests. Fassbender's overpowering wife, Anna, intends to keep him from extramarital lapses, however. Michael's friend Victor, who is also attracted to Carole, is concerned because he can't attract women, even though he is an "undresser" at a striptease club. When Carole learns that her parents are about to arrive for a visit, she tells Michael that they will either have to get married or break off the romance. Determined to have a final fling, Michael visits Victor at the club and falls for Liz, a beautiful stripper given to casual suicide attempts, but she is only interested in reading her poetry to him. Meanwhile, through Fassbender, Michael becomes involved with Renée, whose cold exterior conceals her passionate disposition. At the same time, Carole attempts to make Michael jealous by captivating Victor. Furthermore, Michael tries to entangle Renée with the adoring Fassbender in order to get rid of her. Michael then begins a third involvement with a mad parachutist, Rita. Declaring a temporary truce, Michael and Carole spend an enjoyable evening with Carole's parents, and he decides at last to marry and settle down. In a discreet country hotel, however, everyone takes part in a climactic chase in and out of the bedrooms before the marriage question is affirmatively resolved.

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Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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