Otto Preminger directs this comedy-drama based upon the novel by Lois Gould and adapted by Elaine May (under the pseudonym Esther Dale). Julie Messinger (Dyan Cannon) is an intense woman who hides her wild emotions and desires under her conventional facade. Her husband Richard (Laurence Luckinbill) checks into the hospital for a simple mole removal that goes seriously wrong. The stellar cast includes James Coco, Jennifer O’Neill, Ken Howard, Louise Lasser, Nina Foch, Sam Levine, Doris Roberts and Burgess Meredith.
|Tagline:||The little black book that became a national bestseller.|
|Cast:||Bette Howard, Burgess Meredith, Clarice Taylor, Doris Roberts, Dyan Cannon, Ed Koch, Elaine Joyce, James Beard, James Coco, Jennifer O’Neill, Joel Veiga, Judy Knaiz, Ken Howard, Laurence Luckinbill, Lawrence Tierney, Lee Sabinson, Louise Lasser, Nancy Guild, Nancy R. Pollock, Nina Foch, Rita Gam, Salome Jens, Sam Levene, T.J. Hargrave, Virginia Vestoff, William Redfield|
|Director:||Marguerite James, Otto Preminger|