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Nancy's secretary. In the end, it is Catcher who will do anything to win his love, Nancy, back.
|Barbara changes the color of her hair from blonde to red at the end of the movie?||Down With Love
t. When Barbara starts her own magazine company, she dyes the color of her hair.
She was the secretary for Catcher.. Barbara first fell in love with Catcher when she first worked for him and that was when she knew she needed a plan, to win his heart.
Nancy. Barbara, aka Nancy, tells Catcher all about her previous life, one night at his apartment.
Vikki Hiller. Vikki Hiller at first becomes so involved with the theme of "Down With Love", but after she meets Peter, she decides that she must drop the idea of not loving a man.
Peter McMannus. Peter McMannus is played by David Hyde Pierce who also played Niles Crane on "Fraiser".
Zip Martin. When Catcher meets Barbara in the cleaners, he uses the name Zip Martin so she doesn't know it's him.
|Who is the man who keeps rescheduling the appointment with Barbara?||Down With Love
Catcher Block. Catcher Block is a reporter for the magazine "Know". He was supposed to write the cover story for "Know" on Barbara Novak.
Down With Love. "Down With Love" explains that women shouldn't just be housewives and that they have a place in the working world too.
|What is the name of the character that Renée Zellweger plays?||Down With Love
Barbara Novak. Barbara Novak came to New York to promote her new book.
|Catcher allows Peter to "borrow" his apartment for the night, as Peter wants to snare Vikki. When Peter and Vikki are seated on the couch, and Peter suggests that they listen to some music, he turns around and flips a switch in a long row of switches. How many switches are in that row?||Are You "Down With Love"? Part 1
7. Later in the movie, when Catcher is pretending to be Zip, he takes Barbara back to his apartment, and tells us that "the first switch starts the hi-fi, and the second lowers the light" and they discover the third folds the couch out in to a bed.
|On one occasion Catcher called up Barbara pretending to be Zip Martin, and asked her to join him at his apartment (which was actually Peter's) for a home cooked meal. While on the phone, Catcher does a series of excercises. How many push-ups does he do?||Are You "Down With Love"? Part 1
9. This entire scene was hilarious! They had to film for like eight hours to get them both in the positions that would make the scene just right.
|During all telephone conversations, a method was used called "split-screen" so that both parties could be seen at once. What color was the line used to split the screens up?||Are You "Down With Love"? Part 1
yellow. In the scene where Barbara declares that she wouldn't meet with Mr. Block in a hundred years, they used a yellow lightning bolt instead of a simple line.
|Catcher calls Barbara on three different occasions to cancel various scheduled meetings. Each time he uses a breed of dog as one of the reasons he can not attend. What are those three breeds?||Are You "Down With Love"? Part 1
English Fox Hound, French Poodle, and Swedish Lap Hound. The breeds of dogs he picked to identify with his various girlfriends coincided with the nationality of the women he was with at the time. First English, then French, and last Swedish.
|In a scene where Catcher Block and Peter MacMannus are sitting in the Mahogany Room waiting for Novak and Hiller to meet them and dicuss Novak's book, Peter tells Catcher that he has diagnosed neurosies. How many does he say he has?||Are You "Down With Love"? Part 1
20. MacMannus is expressing his thanks to Catcher for deciding to do the cover story on Novak's book. Catcher mentions that they have been friends a long time, because he knew Peter when he only had 12 diagnosed neurosies. He now has twenty.
"ladies' man, man's man, man about town". This slogan was said three times throughout the movie. Twice by Peter MacManus (David Hyde Pierce), and once by Barbara Novak.
Lola, Rosa, and Nina. "You see, Lola shakes her maracas, and Rosa bounces her bongos while Nina is all hands, 120 words a minute."- Catcher Block
|Twice we see an aerial view of New York City in the movie, once near the beginning, and again at the end. Each time you can spot a tall building with a sign on the top. What does the sign say?||Are You "Down With Love"? Part 1
PANAM. This was also an important building used in filming "Catch Me If You Can", which also took place in NYC in the 1960s.
|When Novak arrives at Banner House publishing, she meets her editor, Vikki Hiller, and Vikki's secretary, Gladys. She is told afterward that the senior editors are ready to meet with her in a room that they give an appropriate nickname. What was that nickname? ||Are You "Down With Love"? Part 1
The Lions Den. In the Lion's Den was Theodore Banner's "Creative Team". It had seven members, but only six of them were present when Novak came to meet with them and dicuss her book. They gave only their initials, E.G., C.B., C.W., J.B., J.R., and R.J..
|In the opening sequence of the movie, we see Barbara Novak (Renee Zellweger) hailing a taxi. The taxi is parked in front of a prominent building in NYC. What is this building?||Are You "Down With Love"? Part 1
The United Nations Building. The group exiting the taxi that Barbara enters is a anti-nuclear bombing activists group. They are protesting in front of this building in particular in hopes of gaining some real attention.
|Who portrayed Theodore Banner, President of Banner House Books?||Down With Love
Tony Randall. David Hyde Pierce portrays Peter MacMannus. Jack Plotnik portrays Maurice, the Banner House cover designer for Barbara's book. Jack Lemmon does not appear in this movie.
Nancy Brown. Sarah Paulson portrays Vicki Hiller. Rachel Dratch portrays Gladys, Vicki's secretary. Jeri Ryan portrays stewardess Gwendolyn. Nancy Brown is Barbara's real name. She uses the alias (and a hair color change) to trick Catch so he won't remember she was his former secretary.
black. Throughout most of the movie, Barbara has blond hair. We see pictures of Barbara as Nancy Brown, a brunette (she also states she was a brunette when she confesses to Catch). At the end of the movie, she turns into something between a blond and brunette - a redhead.
|What item did Catch NOT send Barbara to try and win her back?||Down With Love
teddy bear. Peter: "She's thrown away everything you sent her - the flowers, the candy, the $6,000 state-of-the-art Celestron telescope that wasn't really for you to send because it was mine, not yours."
|When Catch and Peter trade apartments for a night, Catch told Peter that Vicki would need to spend how much time in Catch's apartment before forgetting all about dinner?||Down With Love
10 minutes. In this scene, Catch wants to trade apartments for the night with Peter, to continue his ruse with Barbara, making her think he made dinner for them and to show her he doesn't have a "woman-snaring" bachelor pad.
Johnny Trementus. Johnny Trementus was played by actor, Brad Hanson.
|What alias does Catch make up while he's undercover for his expose?||Down With Love
Zip Martin. Peter MacMannus is the owner of "KNOW magazine". Theodore Banner is the President of Banner House books. Peyton Reed is the director of the movie. Zip Martin was created by two signs, one stating "Zippers Repaired", the second stating "Martinizing Specialists". Martinizing is a dry-cleaning franchise.
|In the movie, which singer performed the song, "Down With Love" on the "Ed Sullivan Show" to boost Barbara's book sales?||Down With Love
Judy Garland. The Judy Garland character was portrayed by Vivien Latham.
|When Catcher Block first calls Barbara at her apartment to invite her to lunch for his interview, where does he ask Barbara to meet him?||Down With Love
The Mahogany Room restaurant. Catch and Peter were already dining at the Mahogany Room when Catch called Barbara at her apartment. Catch asked her to meet him in 10 minutes, but Barbara played hard-to-get. When he suggested meeting at another time, she said she'd see him in 15 minutes.
|Which woman did Catcher Block NOT date while avoiding meeting Barbara Novak?||Down With Love
Sally. Gwendolyn was the first to go out with Catch when he stood up Barbara for lunch. Yvette was the second to assist in Catch not meeting Barbara for dinner. Elkie was the third by "way-laying" Catch to miss breakfast where he was to finally meet Barbara. Sally was Catch's new secretary at the beginning of the movie.
Ewan McGregor. Brad Allen is Rock Hudson's character in "Pillow Talk". Tony Randall, who played in the Rock Hudson/Doris Day movies, portrayed Theodore Banner, the owner of the publishing company that distributes Barbara's book.