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Release Date:
10 October 1963 (UK) See more »
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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. | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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A wonderful comedy - with some romance See more (18 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Paul Newman ... Steve Sherman

Joanne Woodward ... Samantha (Sam) Blake / Mimi

Thelma Ritter ... Leena

Eva Gabor ... Felicienne Courbeau

George Tobias ... Joe Bergner

Marvin Kaplan ... Harry

Robert Clary ... Frenchman at Restaurant
Jan Moriarty ... Suzanne, Model with Umbrella

Joan Staley ... Danish Stewardess
Robert F. Simon ... Bertram Chalmers, Sherman's Boss

Maurice Chevalier ... Maurice Chevalier
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keith Dahle ... Shopper (as Galen Keith Dahle)

Frank Sinatra ... Singer Behind Opening Credits

Army Archerd ... Onlooker (uncredited)
Jean Argyle ... Shopper (uncredited)
Kay Armour ... Shopper (uncredited)
Danielle Aubry ... Danielle (uncredited)
Audrey Betz ... Amazon (uncredited)
Eugene Borden ... (uncredited)
George Bruggeman ... (uncredited)
Peter Canon ... Peter Canon (uncredited)
Virginia Carr ... Shopper (uncredited)
Albert Carrier ... Gendarme (uncredited)
Sue Casey ... (uncredited)
Winnie Chandler ... Shopper (uncredited)
Irene Chapman ... Amazon (uncredited)
Kay Christian ... Model With Pearls (uncredited)
Suzanne Dadolle ... French Columnist (uncredited)
Allison Daniell ... Lingerie Model (uncredited)
Sandra Downs ... Stewardess (uncredited)
Leno Jo Francen ... (uncredited)
Gabrielle ... Model (uncredited)
Judy Garwood ... (uncredited)
Annabelle George ... Model (uncredited)
Ralf Harolde ... French Waiter (uncredited)
Patricia Howard ... (uncredited)
Emily LaRue ... Shopper (uncredited)
Ted Mapes ... Floorwalker (uncredited)
Helen Marler ... Cardin Model (uncredited)
Alphonse Martell ... Café Headwaiter (uncredited)
Jacqueline May ... French Waitress (uncredited)
Torben Meyer ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Paul Micale ... Shopper (uncredited)
Marylu Miner ... Model (uncredited)
Laurie Mitchell ... Parisienne Poule (uncredited)
George Nardelli ... Waiter (uncredited)
Patricia Olson ... 2nd French Girl (uncredited)
Allyn Parsons ... Model (uncredited)
Vicki Poure ... (uncredited)
Francis Ravel ... (uncredited)
Gene Ringgold ... Reporter (uncredited)
Gladys Roach ... Shopper (uncredited)
Anne Ross ... (uncredited)
Vernon Scott ... Reporter (uncredited)
Mildred Shelton ... Shopper (uncredited)
June Smaney ... Amazon (uncredited)
Mabel Smaney ... (uncredited)
Jimmy Starr ... Reporter (uncredited)
Lomax Study ... Hansom Cab Driver (uncredited)
Audrey Swanson ... Shopper (uncredited)
Sondra Teke ... Model (uncredited)
Valerie Varda ... Mrs. Hannah Chalmers (uncredited)
Joan Waddell ... (uncredited)
Trude Wyler ... Midinette (uncredited)

Celeste Yarnall ... (uncredited)

Francine York ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Melville Shavelson 
 
Writing credits
Melville Shavelson (writer)

Produced by
Melville Shavelson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Erroll Garner 
Leith Stevens 
 
Cinematography by
Daniel L. Fapp 
 
Film Editing by
Frank Bracht 
 
Art Direction by
Arthur Lonergan 
Hal Pereira 
 
Set Decoration by
Sam Comer 
James W. Payne  (as James Payne)
 
Costume Design by
Edith Head 
 
Makeup Department
Nellie Manley .... hair styles supervisor
George Masters .... hair style designer: Joanne Woodward
Wally Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur Jacobson .... assistant director
Michael D. Moore .... assistant director: Paris
 
Art Department
Gene Lauritzen .... construction coordinator
 
Sound Department
John R. Carter .... sound recordist (as John Carter)
John Wilkinson .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Farciot Edouart .... process photography
Paul K. Lerpae .... special photographic effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Loyal Griggs .... director of photography: second unit
 
Editorial Department
Hoyningen Huene .... color coordinator (as Hoyningen-Huene)
 
Music Department
Leith Stevens .... arranger
Leith Stevens .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Van Cleave .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Hoyningen Huene .... title designer (as Hoyningen-Huene)
Hal C. Kern .... assistant to producer
Richard Mueller .... technicolor color consultant
Miriam Nelson .... choreographer
 

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Runtime:
110 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia:
When his editor tells him he's being reassigned to Paris, "where you'll probably die," Newman replies, "Yeah, but what a wonderful way to go." The line turned out to be prophetic - the very next year, Newman played an American living in Paris in What a Way to Go! (1964).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Maurice Chevalier gives a party hat to Felicienne, who puts it on twice.See more »
Quotes:
Steve Sherman:Don't cry, Sam
Samantha Blake:Don't call me Sam!
[He kisses her]
Steve Sherman:Well, I'll never call you Sam again!
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Movie Connections:
References La Dolce Vita (1960)See more »
Soundtrack:
You Brought a New Kind of Love to MeSee more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
A wonderful comedy - with some romance, 19 May 2012
Author: richard-1787 (richard@berrong.fr) from United States

Why the 15 others who reviewed this before me didn't much care for it I don't understand. Melville Shavelson's script is very intelligent and often very clever, and it is delivered by a cast of uniformly first-rate actor/comedians. (It's no surprise that Shavelson also wrote the script for April in Paris, another romantic comedy set in the French capital. There, however, room had to be made for a too elderly and not really funny Ray Bolger, and the movie suffered for it. Here, with no weak links and a lot of very strong ones, Shevelson didn't have to lower the level of the comedy.)

One of the things I most liked about this very likable movie is that it pokes gentle fun at a host of previous movies, from Breakfast at Tiffany's to The Women to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof to .... Woodward dressed up as a parody of Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's is really clever. Or is that a parody of Norma Shearer in Idiot's Delight???

The one thing that won't endear this movie to feminists, and rightfully so, are the repeated pronouncements that women must get married in order to be happy and that they will be miserable until then. I suppose that was necessary to balance the implied shenanigans, but it does get old quickly. For that, try to remember that the movie dates from a fortunately bygone era.

Other than that, there is lots to enjoy here. So enjoy!

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