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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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Singer Behind Opening Credits
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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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Trivia

In the mid 50's, Billy Wilder tried to set this up with Yul Brynner starring, but it fell through. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Steve Sherman: Besides it's your fault Mr. Chalmers, remember that 'Welcome to Los Angeles' party at your house ? That's where I met that blonde. To tell you the truth I don't even know her name.
Bertram Chalmers, Sherman's Boss: It's Mrs. Chalmers.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of transportation, SAS is credited for providing "transportation across the border". See more »

Connections

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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A new kind of cultural artifact
8 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

1963 lay somewhere between Ozzie and Harriet and Janice Joplin and this movie was raunchy "adult fare" for the time but sanitized. The characters couldn't say "virgin" but did say "maiden", couldn't even say "prostitute" but could say it in French ("fille de joie" or something). If you can imagine Paul Newman as a rakish cad who writes Beaudelaire verses on the bare bottoms of his nightly conquests and his real-life partner Joanne Woodward as a dike dress-designer turned tender hearted and vulnerable real woman posing as a prostitute after praying to St. Catherine, then you have a greater (much) ability to suspend disbelief than I do. Badly miscast leads, especially Woodward, despite one sexy scene in a teddy at the end. Otherwise, enjoy Paris, enjoy 60's color, and 60's sophistication and pretend that you are sneaking a look at the naughty movie that your parents wouldn't want you to see.


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