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.
She has a husband...and a boy-friend in the attic!
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Did You Know?
During filming, Sir Richard Attenborough offered Shirley MacLaine the part in Gandhi (1982), which was played by Candice Bergen. See more
When Mrs Blossom meets Mr Tuttle they play a game of snooker. The last ball potted is shown, a green ball. In snooker the last ball is always black. There is no reason that they were not playing according to the rules. See more
The Way That I Live
Lyrics by Norman Newell
Music by Riz Ortolani
Performed by Jack Jones See more