Sunday in New York
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Sunday in New York
Playwright Norman Krasna adapted his hit Broadway sex farce for the screen under the direction of Peter Tewksbury. Adam Tyler (Cliff Robertson) is an airline pilot who rents a pricey Manhattan apartment and has the weekend off. His prim sister Eileen (Jane Fonda), shows up to visit, complaining that her fiancée Russ (Robert Culp), is pressuring her to have premarital sex, threatening to break up their engagement if she doesn't comply. Adam tells his sister that she is right to resist, that men want to marry women who are virgins, then he leaves with plans to meet his lover, Mona Harris (Jo… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Norman Krasna's screenplay, from his Broadway legiter, doesn't really get rolling until it has virtually marked time for almost an hour, but once it gets up this head of steam the entire complexion of the picture seems to change."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"Solid performances keep it entertaining, even if one does occasionally chuckle at the outdated discussions of sexual mores."
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"Let's just say that Peter Tewksbury's direction makes the whole thing move like clockwork on the screen, where it is done in delicious Metrocolor, and that, naturally, no one gets hurt."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"A fast, frantic, and sometimes funny sex comedy not unlike a thousand other sex comedies."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"It's a cute little story of mistaken identity, budding relationships and potential sexual awakening. It's cute, and it's not meant to be anything more."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Charming sex farce."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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