Cinema: Cat and Mouse


Directed byMELVlN FRANK

Screenplay by MELVIN FRANK and JACK ROSE

Husband with a wandering eye meets divorcée who has no current attachments. They fly off together on an illicit holiday, fight and joke with each other, and fall in love. Back home again, they set up a mutually convenient rendezvous, a small, snug apartment. The affair, always frazzled, starts to look a little frayed, worn by convention, threatened by guilt and irresolution.

The formula is certainly familiar, but the reaction, in this case, has unexpected impact. The husband is George Segal, by far the most deft American actor of light...

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