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Sex and the Single Girl

Cast
Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda, Lauren Bacall, Mel Ferrer, Fran Jeffries, Leslie Parrish, Edward Everett Horton, Larry Storch, Stubby Kaye, Otto Kruger
Released
1964
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Sign "Dr. Helen Brown Research Psychologist" (0:07)

Dr. Anderson reads from STOP magazine: "... filling frustrated feminine minds with dirty delusions of grandeur."
Rudy DeMeyer, referring to himself: ”Listen to your psychiatrist.”
Helen: ”But you're not my psychiatrist.”
Rudy: ”I'm the Institute psychiatrist...”
Helen: ”Do you realize I've lost six patients already?”
”And now if you don't mind, I have a patient waiting.” (0:07)

Helen tells her receptionist Hilda, "if I could just get my hands on the arrogant imbecile responsible for this..." (0:10)

Managing editor Bob Weston asks his stocking company owner friend Frank Broderick, "Why don't you try a marriage counselor or one of those psychiatrists?"
Frank, referring to his wife Sylvia: ”She's the one who's insanely jealous.” (0:19)

Bob pretends to consult Helen for marital problems.
Helen: ”We have a psychiatrist here who specializes in men with a Don Juan complex. He's treating one case now who's very rare.”
Bob, referring to Sylvia: ”Maybe that's why she's a little nuts now.”
Helen: ”Mr. Broderick, I have a PhD in psychology.”
”I'm a psychologist, not a marriage...”
Pictures on the wall with titles: ”Indecision, Repressed Hostility, Anxiety
Bob: ”... there's a great deal of repressed hostility in me, oh, and I consequently get, uh, anxious...”
”I might even commit suicide.”
Helen: ”We don't have to worry about that now.”
”Don't worry, Mister Broderick.” (0:21)

Bob in session with Helen
Helen: ”You must realize, of course, that this is simply a transference... to your subconscious mind, I have become...”
Bob: ”What a terrific diagnosis.”
Picture with title: ”Infantilism” (0:33)

Bob tells business associate George, "I've already had two sessions with her as a patient." (0:40)

George tells Bob, referring to Helen, "Why, this Dame’s crazy." (0:41)

Sylvia tells Frank, "Of all the stupid, idiotic, mortifying, moronic. Are you out of your head?" (0:44)

Frank tells Bob, "Holy mackerel, I can kill myself and be better off than I am now."
Bob: ”To kill yourself.”
Bob answers Gretchen, ”To kill myself.” (0:46)

Rudy tells Helen, "We call it play therapy."
Helen: ”That's why I became a psychologist. Why did you become a psychiatrist?”
Rudy: ”... I'm hearing plenty from that patient of mine.” (0:47)

Bob, by telephone: "Dr. Brown, this is Frank Broderick, and I'm going to kill myself."
Helen: ”Why would you want to kill yourself?” (0:50)

Helen tells Bob, "I thought I'd go out of my mind."
Helen: ”I kill myself. I'd kill myself.” (0:52)

Helen tells Bob, "I don't drink."
”I get drunk very easily.”
Bob, wearing Helen’s mother’s robe: ”In fact, I was thinking I look just like, oh, Jack Lemmon did in that movie where he dressed up like a girl, remember?”
Helen: ”Wasn't that a naughty thing you did trying to kill yourself that way?” (0:55)

Helen tells Sylvia, "I am a psychologist, Mrs. Broderick..."
”I do have my patients.” (1:05)

Helen tells Rudy, "It's with a patient."
Rudy: ”There's always a phase in which the therapist falls in love with the patient.”
By telephone, Bob tells Helen, ”I'll kill myself. I'll come up to your office, and I'll kill myself.” (1:11)

Helen tells Bob, "This is insane, impossible."
Bob: ”Usually, and I quote from memory...” (1:13)

Bob asks his secretary Susan, "You know why I'm worried?" (1:17)

Helen tells Sylvia, "Oh, well, I've been under something of a nervous strain."
”Mrs. Broderick, something very confusing is happening.” (1:20)

Helen tells Sylvia, "Oh, I don’t drink."
”Rudy, this is shocking.” (1:27)

Board member Randall displays a facial tic while talking to Bob. (1:31)

Rudy tells Helen, referring to Bob, "That maniac, I’ll fix him." (1:41)

Sign on ambulance: "County Asylum" (1:53)