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Cash McCall (1960)

 -  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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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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In love and in the money. If they can work out the details. See more »

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27 January 1960 (USA)  »

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El potentado  »

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McCall's plane is a demilitarized Douglas A-26 Invader, a type used in WWII. 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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Ahead of its time
13 December 1998 | by (Canterbury, England) – See all my reviews

In many respects this looks like a 1980s film that has been moved through a hole in the time/space continuum into 1959. From a cynical 1990s perspective, much of it is probably a touch too sweet, especially the romance, but the way high-flying business is portrayed was way ahead of its time. It is very much as we would find it in mid-1980s films such as Wall Street or Other People's Money. In case some of the dialogue/monologue sounds familiar: Pretty Woman seems to have "borrowed" significant chunks.


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