R | | Comedy, Drama
While awaiting the outcome of her husband's surgery, Julie Messinger discovers he has been having affairs.
Virginia Vestoff's television debut.
Mr. Messinger! Mr. Messinger! MR. MESSINGER! Dr. Spector, I'm not having much luck. Why don't you give it a try...
Dr. Timmy Spector: Certainly... RICHARD! RICHARD! RICHARD!
Julie Messinger: Jesus, is this what you do to someone in intensive care? Scream at him until he wakes up?
Dr. Bleiweiss: We ...
In the film's opening, three red-colored "legs-crossed icons" (the trademark that Saul Bass created for the film, as seen on the poster) converge on a blank screen to form one whole icon. The title appears and then below the title, it reads "AN OTTO PREMINGER FILM". Cast and crew are credited in the closing, but nowhere else. Preminger was the only one credited in the opening.
Some versions cut the intimate scene between Ken Howard and Dyan Cannon, in which Howard's character takes a faux nude picture of Cannon.