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My Six Loves (1963)

Approved | | Comedy | 16 August 1963 (Finland)
Comic story of a Broadway musical star who arrives at her country home and finds six runaway children living on her property. When she gains custody of the kids, her life changes rapidly.

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Marty Bliss
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Ethel
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Kinsley Kross
Mary McCarty ...
Doreen Smith
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Judge Harris
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B.J. Smith
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Selena Johnson
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Bus Driver
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Dianne Soper
Claude Stroud ...
Dr. Miller
Darlene Tompkins ...
Ava Johnson
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Mario
Billy E. Hughes ...
Leo (as Billy Hughes)
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Successful Broadway star Janice Courtney collapses from exhaustion and is ordered to rest for six weeks at her country home in Connecticut. While there, she meets some people who change her life permanently, and discovers true love and happiness. Written by Marinelle K. Szenasy

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It's Debbie! In the funniest fix a girl ever got into.

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16 August 1963 (Finland)  »

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Mis seis amores  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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The last complete feature film shot in the VistaVision wide screen process. (VistaVision is still used for some special effects work, but not complete films.) See more »

Goofs

In many scenes of the movie, Leo Smith (played by Billy E. Hughes) is seen wearing a rather flashy gold ring on his left hand. He and his five siblings are supposedly unwanted and basically homeless, none of them has more than the clothes on their backs, so it seems he would not have been wearing a ring. Evidently Billy Hughes forgot to take off his personal jewelry, and nobody noticed in time. Watch for the ring (among other scenes) where Debbie Reynolds is talking to him about praying to God, or when he is opening some of the boxes of clothing that were bought for him and he is examining his new shoes. The ring is plainly visible. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

It's a Darn Good Thing
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by Debbie Reynolds
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Meh
29 May 2016 | by (North Bend WA) – See all my reviews

I suppose this is a "family movie," but it moves along so slowly I would not expect families to stay around to watch it.

A New York stage star goes to her house in Connecticut to relax, discovers a troop of six kids on her property living in a garage, and with the help of a young pastor and a cynical New York producer, finds it in her heart to help them out in life, especially when their mean, drunk parents come around to "take them back." It has the elements of a good movie. Debbie Reynolds, Cliff Robertson, David Janssen, Eileen Heckart, even Hans Conreid. But it just falls flat. The funny parts are not all that funny. The slow dramatic parts are slow and dramatic, with the heartfelt revelation by Debbie Reynolds that she can just kinda adopt these six kids who will instantly bond with her.

Some good moments - the movie song she sings with the kids is fun.

And her outfits are quite nice. There is one scene where she is wearing a somewhat mint-green dress and an emerald necklace, which make the color of her eyes pop out, and the pink-champagne wig she wears also helps.

But while it's not a disaster, it is just a movie without really anything at stake.


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