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A New Kind of Love (1963)

Unrated | | Comedy, Romance | 10 October 1963 (UK)
The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.

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Steve Sherman
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Samantha (Sam) Blake / Mimi
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Leena
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Felicienne Courbeau
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Joe Bergner
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Harry
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Frenchman at Restaurant
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Suzanne, Model with Umbrella
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Danish Stewardess
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Bertram Chalmers, Sherman's Boss
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Shopper (as Galen Keith Dahle)
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The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.

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THE PICTURE THAT TAKES A NEW ATTITUDE ON LOVE!

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Comedy | Romance

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10 October 1963 (UK)  »

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La fille à la casquette  »

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Paul Newman Was married for 50 years to co-star Joanne Woodward. See more »

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Maurice Chevalier gives a party hat to Felicienne, who puts it on twice. See more »

Quotes

Steve Sherman: Here's to all the bachelors in the world. May our tribe increase.
Harry: How?
Steve Sherman: Automation.
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Instead of transportation, SAS is credited for providing "transportation across the border". See more »

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References La Dolce Vita (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me
by Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal and Pierre Norman
Sung by Frank Sinatra
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Very thin sex comedy, dressed to entertain but with nowhere to go…

"A New Kind of Love" is a forgettable farce comedy teamed with Newman and Woodward … It's an unpretentious story: a simple, mannish woman foolish1y devotes herself to a career instead of doing what women are supposed to do—hunt for husbands… But she gives her beauty treatment, a new style and expensive clothes and she'll straighten out and find a man… The new look is that after her marked change, the man mistakes her for a prostitute…

Although she's humiliated, she encourages his misunderstanding, telling him sensational stories about herself until he falls in love with her! The implication: if satisfying a man's infantile sex fantasies is the only way to get him, it's better than being an ordinary professional woman…

Joanne Woodward plays a fashion designer who, with blonde hair and showy makeup, actually looks more uninteresting than before…

Newman plays a sportswriter whose athletics with blonds has kept him from winning the Pulitzer Prize… He's an arrogant, alcoholic ill-bred man … As usual, he has some effective lecherous looks and self-disgusted expressions, but with all the charm and the grace…


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