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The Opposite Sex (1956) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by David Miller and produced by Joe Pasternak.

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Musical Monday: The Opposite Sex (1956)

on Apr 8, 2019 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: The Opposite Sex (1956) ? Mu... Read full article


THE OPPOSITE SEX: Are You Going To Sydney’s?

By Christy Putnam on Mar 20, 2019 From Christy Putnam

Are You Going to Sydney’s? In 1956’s The Opposite Sex, Sydney’s is the spa salon standing in for New York’s Elizabeth Arden, when miracles occur and ladies transform themselves into carbon copies of the latest style icons…. Olga, played by Bewitched’s Alice Pear... Read full article


The Opposite Sex (1956)

By Kayla on Apr 28, 2014 From The Cinema Dilettante

The Opposite Sex (1956) April 28, 2014 / The Cinema Dilettante Stars: June Allyson, Joan Collins, Dolores Gray, Ann Sheridan, Ann Miller, Joan Blondell, Agnes Moorehead, Leslie Nielsen When one mentions remakes of the beloved classic 1939 movie The Women, fiery glances and curses... Read full article


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Crystal Allen: When Steven doesn't like what I wear, I take it off!


Kay Hilliard: I've had a whole year to grow claws, Lexy... Jungle Red!


Gloria Dell: Do you want me to spit in Crystal's eye for you?
Kay Hilliard: Kay nods "No."
Gloria Dell: You're passing up a big chance, 'cause where I spit no grass grows ever.


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MGM originally wanted Esther Williams to star in this movie, but she didn't want any part in it.
When June Allyson slaps Joan Collins, June was told Joan would pull back before impact and Joan was told June would not strike her. The connection was made and we see a slap so hard, Joan's earrings fly off her ears. Joan would not speak to June for several days believing it was intentional.
Although all the singing was intended for June Allyson, Dolores Gray performed the title song over the main credits.
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