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That Kind of Woman (1959)

In June 1944, Kay and Jane travel on an overnight train from Miami to New York, accompanied by Harry. Kay is the mistress of "The Man", a rich industrialist, whom they are to meet so that ... See full summary »

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In June 1944, Kay and Jane travel on an overnight train from Miami to New York, accompanied by Harry. Kay is the mistress of "The Man", a rich industrialist, whom they are to meet so that they can help entertain an important general. Red, a young paratrooper on leave, picks up Kay in the club car, while his buddy Kelly goes off with Jane. Kay assumes she will not see Red again, but Jane gives Kelly their New York address. Kay is smitten with Red as they spend the day in New York, and Red invites her to meet him on the evening train to visit his family. Written by Will Gilbert

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29 November 1959 (UK)  »

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Esa clase de mujer  »

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Barbara Nichols was a late replacement for Shirley MacLaine. See more »

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Though set in 1944, the hair styles and fashions of female leads Sophia Loren and Barbara Nichols are straight from the mid-Fifties. See more »

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Referenced in By Sidney Lumet (2015) See more »

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(I Got Spurs That) Jingle Jangle Jingle
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Words by Frank Loesser and music by Joseph J. Lilley
Heard in the railroad buffet car
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That Kind of Woman is a 10!!
1 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Outstanding 50s love story. I saw this film about 30 years ago as part of a double feature at the Cameo Theater (now the Crowbar nightclub) on Washington Avenue and 14th Street, South Beach. Tab Hunter is at his prime. Tall, well-built, handsome, and blond; the All-American boy. Playing a paratrooper named Red, he and his Sergeant (Jack Warden in his typical outstanding performance) meet two women on a train. Sophia Loren and Barbara Nicolas are the "ladies of the night", with whom they all found love in the big city. If you like Tab Hunter, and want to see the lovely and shapely Sophia, this film is a must-see. A rainy night delight. 10 out of 10.


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