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Island of Love (1963)

Approved | | Comedy | 25 October 1963 (Finland)
A con man (Robert Preston) enlists a drunk writer (Tony Randall) to write a fictitious screen play to be funded by a rich but unethical mobster producer. The plot is the story of Adam and ... See full summary »

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A con man (Robert Preston) enlists a drunk writer (Tony Randall) to write a fictitious screen play to be funded by a rich but unethical mobster producer. The plot is the story of Adam and Eve in Genesis in the Bible. The plot is to defraud the mobster of his bankroll. Written by thomevans

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Betty Bruce, who plays Cha Cha had scored a hit the year earlier as Tessie Tura in Gypsy (1962). See more »

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Paul Ferris: I just don't like aggressive women, that's all.
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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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Speak Not A Word
Music by Harold Adamson
Lyrics by Sammy Fain
Performed by Yacoubian & Company
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Missed Opportunity
26 January 2003 | by (uk) – See all my reviews

Great cast but the story is just stupid. Robert Preston is too old for his role and Tony Randall is wasted. Walter Matthau's accent is all over the place and he seems uncomfortable playing some idiot gangster. The movie is interesting as it is filmed on location in Greece before it was spoilt by mass tourism.


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