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A New Kind of Love -- Paris. The perfect romantic setting for a funny, charming "opposites attract" comedy romp. Especially when the attracting opposites are Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. The Oscar.-winning stars (and real-life husband and wife) play a breezy newspaper reporter and a no-nonsense fashion buyer who share a nasty case of hate at first sight. But he takes a second look when she goes from grim to glamorous in one magical afternoon at Elizabeth Arden's Beauty Salon. Will l'amour triumph! It can't miss with Thelma Ritter, Eva Gabor and Maurice Chevalier lending Cupid a hand.


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Release Date:
10 October 1963 (UK) See more »
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 »
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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  (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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110 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Did You Know?

Paul Newman Was married for 50 years to co-star Joanne Woodward.See more »
Continuity: Steve begins to draw devil horns on a photograph of Mimi. He draws one horn in a close-up, then in the cut to a wider shot, he throws the pencil down. Two horns have been drawn on the photo, even though he only drew one.See more »
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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Movie Connections:
References La Dolce Vita (1960)See more »
You Brought a New Kind of Love to MeSee more »


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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A glass of not great, but drinkable champagne, 28 June 2005
Author: Shannon from Calgary, Canada

Okay, so it's not an art piece, a great classic, or a stellar example of brilliant film- making. But does every movie have to be? This movie is cute, charming and clean (especially when compared to the most of the filth being made today). Paris looks gorgeous, as do Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, and the haute couture fashions are to die for. Sometimes you're just in the mood for something light and frothy, where you don't need to think, analyze or criticize. This movie is ideal for that purpose. I particularly enjoyed the witty comments in the opening credits regarding the fashions used in the picture. While not worth running out and buying (although thanks to my husband and an Amazon wish list accident I do now own the DVD), it would certainly be worth watching if it ran on TV, or even renting if you have a particular fondness for this era, or these actors.

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