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Cash McCall (1960)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  27 January 1960 (USA)
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Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Cash McCall
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Lory Austen
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Maude Kennard
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Grant Austen
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Winston Conway
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Gilmore 'Gil' Clark
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Will Atherson
Roland Winters ...
General Andrew 'Andy' Danvers
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Harrison Glenn (as Edward C. Platt)
Edgar Stehli ...
Mr. Pierce
Linda Watkins ...
Marie Austen
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Harvey Bannon
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Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for Austen's beautiful daughter, Lory. This is Cash's toughest deal ever. Written by Kelly

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Love story of a man whose first love was the pursuit of profit! See more »

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Drama | Romance

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27 January 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El potentado  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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James Garner's last film under his Warner Bros. contract. After a writer's strike halted all WB productions, even though Garner had a "play or pay" contract, WB refused to pay him. Garner sued the studio for breach of contract and won. See more »

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The log that Lory and Cash sit on is elevated from the ground and held in place by a bolt. See more »

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Winston Conway: I'm not a moralist, I'm a lawyer.
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Boring
26 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

A hot shot business man buys failing businesses and manages to sell them for profit. It seems the filmmakers were going for riveting drama about big business and acquisitions. What they end up with has all the excitement of reading stock quotes. There's endless discussion about business dealings that is not the least bit interesting, which is a shame because this one has a nice cast. Garner is well suited to the title role, although his wardrobe looks rather comical. As his love interest, Wood is not given much to do. The supporting cast features many familiar faces, including Foch, Jagger, Marshall, Jones, Kruger, and Platt.


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