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Cash McCall (1960)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 27 January 1960 (USA)
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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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
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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)  »

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El potentado  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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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 »

Goofs

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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They don't make 'em like this anymore.
12 March 1999 | by (Lucas Buck, NC) – See all my reviews

When Natalie Wood was in her prime, she was at the top of the biz, stunningly beautiful, sharp, but accessible. And no one played the all-american stud better than Jim Garner.

Call it a bedroom farce if you like but Cash McCall combines a lot of wheeling and dealing with a good old fashioned boy-meets-girl to make a very pleasing movie.

At first glance, McCall (Garner) is part playboy, part ruthless businessman, but we know better; that his heart of gold belongs only to Lory Austen (Wood), a woman he met last Summer, and he's thought of nothing but her since.

Standard fare, well done with attractive stars, that alone puts it in the upper 20% as far as I'm concerned. Enjoy it.


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