Harriet Blossom, the lonely wife of a workaholic brassiere manufacturer, breaks her sewing machine and ends up in bed with the repairman, a mechanic from one of her husband's factories. The man, Ambrose, is supposed to leave during the night, but Harriet finds him the next day still hiding in the attic. Harriet lets her new lover stay in the attic for years, managing to keep it all secret from her husband and from the detectives investigating the sudden disappearance of a certain Mr. Ambrose Tuttle.
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Did You Know?
This movie was made in 1966. Its release was delayed for more than two years, and its British opening was in very close proximity to that of Director Joseph McGrath's next movie, 30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia (1968). See more
In the scene where Robert is conducting the Brass Band, a picture of a Mexican (Mr. Tuttle dressed-up) and a dog (Dinky) is visible. These two characters don't appear until later in the picture and Robert only sees the picture for the 'first time' at Mrs.Blossom's picture exhibition after that. See more
Referenced in Youth Wave
The Way That I Live
Lyrics by Norman Newell
Music by Riz Ortolani
Performed by Jack Jones See more