A most significant film to buffs in that it marks the first time Woody Allen appeared on screen in a script drawn from his own typewriter. Until this time he'd been a successful nightclub and TV variety show comic, and WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? gave a wider audience to his patented neuroses.
It's a good example of the "swinging sixties" style under the broad direction of Clive Donner, who had begun his career in films as an assistant director. O'Toole, fresh from his triumphs in LAWRENCE OF ARABIA and BECKET, shows that he can deliver the goods comedically as well as dramatically;
here he takes the role of a lover of gorgeous women who fears nothing in this world save m...