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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Complete credited cast:
Frankie Vaughan ...
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Michael David ...
Dave Kerry
Mara Lynn ...
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Abe Miller
Charlie Lamont


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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MARILYN MONROE and YVES MONTAND the French entertainment sensation! doing what they do best in LET'S MAKE LOVE


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8 September 1960 (USA)  »

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$6,540,000 (USA)

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(35 mm mag-optical prints)| (magnetic tracks)


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Milton Berle placed ads in Hollywood trade papers seeking a Best Supporting Oscar nomination for playing himself. See more »


Amanda and Jean-Marc climb into a cab in full daylight but by time they've reached destination a few miles away it is completely dark. See more »


Amanda Dell: The least you could have done is tell me who you are!
Jean-Marc Clement: I did tell you.
Amanda Dell: How did you expect me to believe it?
Jean-Marc Clement: Because it was true.
Amanda Dell: That's no excuse!
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Remade as Pasand Apni Apni (1983) See more »


Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Marilyn Monroe and chorus
Reprised by Yves Montand
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A French gentlemen and an actress, who is teaching him
30 August 2002 | by (Berlin) – See all my reviews

Okay, many people think is is not a good film with Monroe - they don't like him. But I think it's a funny film.

Mountand is they only men Monroe played with, who has so much fear like her, because this is his first Hollywoodfilm. They play nice together because he is a friendly French person. In the film she is teaching him to be a good actor. Her father is a priest.

It is an important film, because here she is an enemy of millionäres - it is a part of her new image, to be the opposition of Lorelei Lee in "Gentlemen prefer blond". To have other ideals as money!!!

The first scene with Monroe in this film is very famous and very nice to - where she sings: "My heart belong to my Daddy" (This had nothing to do with her privat point of view... I think but thats another theme.)

An interesting Movie - an e-motionpicture - with a nice Monroe.

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