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Let's Make Love (1960)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 8 September 1960 (USA)
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When billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue, he passes himself off as an actor playing him in order to get closer to the beautiful star of the show, Amanda Dell.

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Billionaire Jean-Marc Clement learns that he is to be satirized in an off-Broadway revue. He goes to the theatre, where he sees Amanda rehearsing a song, and the director thinks him an actor suited to play himself in the revue. He takes the part in order to see more of Amanda. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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$6,540,000 (USA)
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(35 mm mag-optical prints) (Westrex Recording System)| (magnetic tracks) (Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia

Milton Berle placed ads in Hollywood trade papers seeking a Best Supporting Oscar nomination for playing himself. See more »

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Amanda's hands during her dinner with Jean-Mark. See more »

Quotes

Jean-Marc Clement: Now don't tell me I am buying your approval... I am.
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Referenced in Cool World (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

LET'S MAKE LOVE
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Marilyn Monroe and chorus
Reprised by Yves Montand
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Only of interest due to Monroe
19 December 2000 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

I read the comments in Imdb, and was prepared to dislike this film. And, parts of it were not very good. However, ... Marilyn Monroe had such magic. It wasn't that she was the best actress around, or the best singer, because she wasn't. But, ... Wow, she just electrifies the screen. So much more than a pretty face. Okay, enough slobbering over Marilyn. The rest of the film is quite forgettable. Yves Montand was adequate. Tony Randall did just fine. The cameos by Milton Berle, Bing Crosby, and Gene Kelly were OK. But Marilyn...


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