Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Deke Gentry
Kate Brasher
Sonny Smith
Chloe Brasher
Bonnie Brasher
Joe Fogel
Jan Brasher
Harvey Wofford (as Richard Sargent)
Sam Travis
Orson Roark
Alvy Moore ...
Jose Gonzales-Gonzales ...
Jose (as José González González)
Billy Halop ...
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Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands.

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He was hired to Mate them . . . but not to Date them!!! See more »




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Release Date:

13 September 1963 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

The Three-Way Match  »

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1.85 : 1
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Director Michael Gordon had a superstition that made him put at least one of his favorite paintings by Edgar O. Kiechle into each film he directed. While one was being placed on the wall behind Kirk Douglas, Douglas quipped, "I've worked with a lot of tough directors, but he's the first one who ever insisted on holding something over an actor's head". See more »


Chloe Brasher: Do you realize that this is the first time you ever cried to me? It makes me very happy.
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Referenced in Dallas: For Love or Money (1979) See more »

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Kirk Douglas has his hands full!
9 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For Love or Money stars Kirk Douglas as an attorney to Thelma Ritter, a very wealthy widow, with three daughters. She wants Douglas to match them with marriageable suitable men. The comedy begins as Douglas tries to be a matchmaker to all three sisters with hilarious results! However, there's a catch...Douglas can never let on to the sisters that he's trying to play cupid for them or let them know the role their mother is playing in the matchmaking.

The reasons for watching this light romp are the screen chemistry between Douglas and Mitzi Gaynor, who plays the eldest of the three sisters and is very head strong. In addition, its a great film to watch for all the Thelma Ritter fans, who are use to her playing maids (All About Eve, A Letter to Three Wives). She plays the role of the wealthy widow like she was born into it.

Another reason to watch is the climax at the end, which I will not spoil, because you just don't see it coming. It made this film a joy to watch.

Now, here's an issue...this film never made it to video or DVD. For anyone looking to watch this gem, you will have to search for it on cable.

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