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Love Is a Ball (1963)

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Etienne makes a good living out of marrying off poor but titled young men to rich but untitled young ladies. Millicent is now in his sights on the Riviera, and Grand Duke Gaspar is the bait... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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John Lathrop Davis
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Millicent 'Millie' Mehaffey
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M. Etienne Pimm
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Duke Gaspard Ducluzeau
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Dr. Christian Gump (Millie's uncle)
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Mathilda
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Janine
Georgette Anys ...
Mme. Gallou
Robert Bettoni ...
Milkman
Mony Dalmès ...
Mme. Fernier
Laurence Hardy ...
Priory
Jean Le Maitre ...
Carlo
André Luguet ...
Maurice Zoltan
Jean Parédès ...
Freddie
Redmond Phillips ...
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Etienne makes a good living out of marrying off poor but titled young men to rich but untitled young ladies. Millicent is now in his sights on the Riviera, and Grand Duke Gaspar is the bait. But what if Millicent starts to fancy planted chauffeur John instead, and Gaspar takes a shine to Etienne's secretary Janine? Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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The hilariously mad story of all the best things in life that are not free... and the one thing that definitely is!

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14 May 1963 (West Germany)  »

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When Millie and Davis first go to the lookout where winning drivers are commemorated, Mille reads out some of the drivers' names. One of these is 'Brabham", but she mispronounces the name with a long 'a' as 'Braybham' rather than with a short 'a' as in 'cat'. See more »

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glamorous and fun
30 March 2002 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

Tremendously entertaining and fun romantic comedy, set on the Riviera, filmed in warm sunshine with a top cast of real professionals. Saw it at the Royal in San Francisco, 3-31-63; co-feature was the Stewart Granger swashbuckler SWORDSMAN OF SIENA. Walked to the theatre from my apartment on a pleasant evening, for a comfortable evening at the movies, in a well appointed neighborhood house, for which I had a Pass. In the old days, one could expect a good time at the movies most times out, and always get value for money. In my case, it was a cinch


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