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Let's Make Love -- An international tycoon falls in love with a Broadway star but refrains from telling her who he is because he is the satirical subject of her show.
Let's Make Love -- Trailer for this classic comedy starring Marilyn Monroe and Yves Montand


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Norman Krasna (written for the screen by)
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Release Date:
8 September 1960 (USA) See more »
MARILYN MONROE and YVES MONTAND the French entertainment sensation! doing what they do best in LET'S MAKE LOVE
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Nominated for Oscar. Another 1 win & 4 nominations See more »
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A French gentlemen and an actress, who is teaching him See more (52 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Marilyn Monroe ... Amanda Dell

Yves Montand ... Jean-Marc Clement / Alexander Dumas

Tony Randall ... Alexander Coffman
Frankie Vaughan ... Tony Danton

Wilfrid Hyde-White ... George Welch (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
David Burns ... Oliver Burton
Michael David ... Dave Kerry
Mara Lynn ... Lily Nyles
Dennis King Jr. ... Abe Miller

Joe Besser ... Charlie Lamont
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Oscar Beregi Jr. ... Chauffeur (uncredited)

Milton Berle ... Himself (uncredited)
Chet Brandenburg ... Spectator on Sidewalk (uncredited)
Leonard Bremen ... Waiter (uncredited)
Harry Cheshire ... Minister, Amanda's Father (uncredited)
Richard Collier ... Doorman (uncredited)

John Craven ... Comstock (uncredited)

Bing Crosby ... Himself (uncredited)
Dick Dale ... Elvis Presley (uncredited)
Ray Foster ... Jimmy (uncredited)
Richard Fowler ... Van Cliburn impersonator (uncredited)
Michael Fox ... Actor auditioning for Clement role (uncredited)
Jerry Hausner ... Counterman (uncredited)

Gene Kelly ... Himself / Gene Kelly (uncredited)
Madge Kennedy ... Miss Manners, Clement's Secretary (uncredited)
Marian Manners ... Maria Callas impersonator (uncredited)
Mike Mason ... Yale (uncredited)
Bill McLean ... Street Sweeper (uncredited)
Byron Morrow ... Executive (uncredited)
Christopher Riordan ... Chorus Boy (uncredited)
Larry Thor ... Wilson (uncredited)
Geraldine Wall ... Wales' Secretary-Receptionist (uncredited)

Directed by
George Cukor 
Writing credits
Norman Krasna (written for the screen by)

Hal Kanter (additional material)

Arthur Miller  uncredited

Produced by
Jerry Wald .... producer
Original Music by
Lionel Newman 
Earle Hagen (uncredited)
Cyril J. Mockridge (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Daniel L. Fapp 
Film Editing by
David Bretherton 
Art Direction by
Gene Allen 
Lyle R. Wheeler 
Set Decoration by
Fred M. MacLean 
Walter M. Scott 
Costume Design by
Dorothy Jeakins 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Helen Turpin .... hair stylist
Allan Snyder .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Hall .... assistant director
Sound Department
Warren B. Delaplain .... sound
W.D. Flick .... sound
Editorial Department
Hoyningen Huene .... color coordinator (as Hoyningen-Huene)
Music Department
Jack Cole .... staging of musical numbers
Earle Hagen .... music associate
Lionel Newman .... musical director (uncredited)
Herbert W. Spencer .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Other crew
Gene Allen .... main title and prologue designer
Jack Cole .... choreographer
Robert Banas .... dancer (uncredited)
Evelyn Moriarty .... stand-in (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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119 min | Germany:109 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (35 mm mag-optical prints) | 4-Track Stereo (magnetic tracks)
Argentina:13 | Australia:G | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:S | Ireland:G | Sweden:11 | UK:U | USA:Approved (certificate #19576) | West Germany:12

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Evelyn Moriarty remembers Marilyn making an anonymous donation of $1,000 to a crew member on set who needed the money to cover funeral expenses for his wife.See more »
Factual errors: A copy of "Variety" has editorial copy on back page; in reality, back page of this publication always features ads.See more »
Jean-Marc Clement:I'm just thinking.
Amanda Dell:About what?
Jean-Marc Clement:About how happy you are.
Amanda Dell:Me? Happy?
Jean-Marc Clement:Mmm-hmm. You seem able to forget yourself. That's the way you dance, and you walk in the street that way, too. You seem at home wherever you are. It must be a great feeling.
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Referenced in This Year's Blonde (1980) (TV)See more »


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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
A French gentlemen and an actress, who is teaching him, 30 August 2002
Author: Andreas Jacke ( from Berlin

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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