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Trivia from What's New, Pussycat?
- Peter O'Toole took this role mostly because he wanted to do comedy.
- Director Clive Donner and studio executives ended-up modifying the film script so much, Allen
swore that in the future he would have exclusive creative control over his film projects.
- This started it all: Allen first became interested in film after writing the script for What's New Pussycat.
- Movie Tagline - FOLLOW US... ...and find the answer to the comedy question of the year!
- Under the listing of the cast, the poster read, &They're all together again! (for the first time!)"
- Much of the film was shot on location in France, specifically in Paris, as well as in Luzarches and
Chateau de Chaumontel, Chaumontel
Awards and Nominations
Academy Awards, USA - 1966
Best Music, Song
Burt Bacharach (music), Hal David (lyrics)
for the song "What's New, Pussycat?"
Laurel Awards - 1966
Golden Laurel Comedy Performance, Male
Peter Sellers - 4th place.
Burt Bacharach, Hal David
4th place. For the song "What's New, Pussycat?"
Writers Guild of America, USA - 1966
WGA Award (Screen) Best Written American Comedy