The awarded architect Larry Coe lives a boring marriage with his wife Eve Coe and their two young sons in the suburb. Larry is designing and constructing an unique house to the successful writer Roger Altar (Ernie Kovacs) on the top of a hill. Margaret 'Maggie' Gault is a sexy blond sexually neglected by her husband Ken Gault that lives in the same neighborhood and they have a young son. When Larry meets Maggie at the bus stop of the school bus, he unsuccessfully hits on her. But soon they encounter each other again and they have a love affair. They fall in love with each other, but when their despicable neighbor Felix Anders discovers their affair, they have to decide between loyalty and respect to their families or love.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
"I LOVE YOU BABY, BUT MY WIFE JUST REFUSES TO UNDERSTAND!"
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Did You Know?
reportedly enjoyed a lot of latitude on the set because she was involved with director Richard Quine
and used that latitude to make unsolicited suggestions to various crew members. However, when Novak tried to make suggestions to Kirk Douglas
on how he should be acting, he took offense and the result was a chilly relationship between them off-set. See more
When Felix is advising Larry about the dangers of cheating on his wife, he warns him to watch out not to leave blonde hair pins laying around because Larry's wife Eve has black hair. In reality, actress Barbara Rush sported reddish auburn hair. See more
There's so much to say and yet there's nothing.
Referenced in El crack dos
Strangers When We Meet
Music by George Duning
Lyrics by Richard Quine
Performed by chorus over main credits See more