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It Started with a Kiss
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Charles Lederer (screenplay)
Valentine Davies (story)
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Release Date:
4 September 1959 (USA) See more »
It started with a kiss and ended like this in romantic Spain !
A U.S. sergeant serving in Spain creates envy among his Air Force superiors and the Spanish locals when his brand new futuristic sports car and pretty wife arrive at the base. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Glenn Ford ... Sgt. Joe Fitzpatrick

Debbie Reynolds ... Maggie Putnam

Eva Gabor ... Marquesa Marion de la Rey

Gustavo Rojo ... Antonio Soriano

Fred Clark ... Maj. Gen. Tim O'Connell

Edgar Buchanan ... Congressman Richard Tappe

Harry Morgan ... Charles Meriden (as Henry 'Harry' Morgan)

Robert Warwick ... Congressman Muir

Frances Bavier ... Mrs. Tappe

Netta Packer ... Mrs. Muir
Robert Cunningham ... The Major
Alice Backes ... Sally Meriden

Carmen Phillips ... Belvah
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Don Anderson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jan Arvan ... Butler (uncredited)
Benjie Bancroft ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
Gene Blakely ... Corp. Mack (uncredited)

Willis Bouchey ... Officer at Airport (voice) (uncredited)
William Boyett ... Alec (uncredited)
Paul Bradley ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
Jan Brooks ... WAAF (uncredited)

Paul Bryar ... Majordomo (uncredited)

Steve Carruthers ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)

Marian Collier ... (uncredited)
Di Ann Conn ... (uncredited)
Rick Crewes ... Sgt. Vegas (uncredited)
Roy Damron ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Francis De Sales ... Car Company Representative (uncredited)

Richard Deacon ... Capt. Porter (uncredited)

Bess Flowers ... Party Guest (uncredited)
George Ford ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
Abel Franco ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)

Warren Frost ... Lt. McCann (uncredited)

Martin Garralaga ... Señor Lagonzaga (uncredited)
Kay Garrett ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
Kenneth Gibson ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Charlene Glazier ... (uncredited)

Harold Goodwin ... Guard (uncredited)
Herschel Graham ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ed Haskett ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
Tom Hernández ... (uncredited)

George Hoagland ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Stuart Holmes ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Robert Hutton ... Alwin Ashley (uncredited)

Morgan Jones ... George (uncredited)
Pat Jones ... Model (uncredited)
Sid Kane ... Servant (uncredited)
Betty Koch ... Model (uncredited)
Richard LaMarr ... Observer at Car (uncredited)

Joi Lansing ... Checkroom Girl (uncredited)
Perk Lazelle ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
Edward Le Veque ... Butler (uncredited)

Caryl Lincoln ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
Bert Madrid ... Servant (uncredited)
Maurice Marsac ... Don Pablo (uncredited)
David O. McCall ... Man On Street (uncredited)

Howard McNear ... Emile (uncredited)
William Meader ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)

Harold Miller ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Forbes Murray ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
George Nardelli ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)

Monty O'Grady ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Murray Pollack ... Bullfight Spectator (uncredited)
Jose Portugal ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Power ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)

Isabel Randolph ... Mrs. Chalmers (uncredited)
Paul Ravel ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Marion Ross ... Diane (uncredited)

Cosmo Sardo ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)

Jeffrey Sayre ... Bullfight Spectator (uncredited)

Scott Seaton ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
Charles Seel ... Stage Doorman (uncredited)
Bernard Sell ... Charity Raffle Guest (uncredited)
J. Lewis Smith ... Military Policeman (uncredited)
Norman Stevans ... Bullfight Spectator (uncredited)

Ralph Taeger ... Tommy (uncredited)
Ken Wales ... Lieutenant (uncredited)
Virginia Walper ... Model (uncredited)
Harlan Warde ... Air Force Major (uncredited)
Sandra Warner ... (uncredited)
Kenny Williams ... Lighting Director (uncredited)

Carleton Young ... McVey (uncredited)

Directed by
George Marshall 
Writing credits
Charles Lederer (screenplay)

Valentine Davies (story)

Produced by
Aaron Rosenberg .... producer
Original Music by
Jeff Alexander 
Cinematography by
Robert J. Bronner (director of photography) (as Robert Bronner)
Film Editing by
John McSweeney Jr. 
Art Direction by
Urie McCleary 
Hans Peters 
Set Decoration by
F. Keogh Gleason  (as Keogh Gleason)
Henry Grace 
Costume Design by
Helen Rose (gowns)
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
William Tuttle .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Al Jennings .... assistant director
Sound Department
Franklin Milton .... recording supervisor
Editorial Department
Charles K. Hagedon .... color consultant
Music Department
Jeff Alexander .... conductor
Arthur Morton .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Ruby Raksin .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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104 min
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Australia:G (original rating) | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:15 | USA:Unrated | USA:Approved (certificate #19300) | West Germany:16 (original rating)

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Film debut of Gene Blakely.See more »
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