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The Arrangement (1969)

 -  Drama  -  18 November 1969 (USA)
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Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success, but a car crash causes him to reevaluate the life he leads. Searching for the happiness he lost, he remembers ... See full summary »

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Eddie Anderson
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Gwen
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Florence Anderson
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Sam Arness
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Arthur Houghton
Michael Higgins ...
Michael Anderson
Carol Eve Rossen ...
Gloria Anderson (as Carol Rossen)
William Hansen ...
Dr. Weeks
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Dr. Leibman
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Father Draddy
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Charles
Anne Hegira ...
Thomna
Charles Drake ...
Finnegan
E.J. André ...
Uncle Joe (as E.J. Andre)
Philip Bourneuf ...
Judge Morris
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Eddie is a very rich man who has everything he wants; money, family, success, but a car crash causes him to reevaluate the life he leads. Searching for the happiness he lost, he remembers his one-time lover, Gwen, even as his wife conspires to take his fortune... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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The girl knew about the wife. The wife knew about the girl. It was all part of the arrangement. See more »

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At one point before final casting, Debbie Reynolds was mentioned in press as a candidate for the role played by Deborah Kerr. See more »

Quotes

Gwen: OK, yes, I know, I'm nothing, I never was, but you! You could have been...
Eddie Anderson: What? What?!
Gwen: ...What you could have been. ...What happened to you, Eddie? Must kill you to think what you might have been.
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A baleful concoction...
30 March 2008 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Sensational cast in Elia Kazan's adaptation of his own book concerning a married executive with a mistress who attempts suicide. Aloof, disjointed melodrama has stars Kirk Douglas, Deborah Kerr and Faye Dunaway suffering in a well-heeled vacuum. Dunaway released a slew of pictures in 1967-69 and was probably at the risk of being dangerously overexposed; she's gorgeously coiffed and manicured, but her heavily made-up face and cool personality doesn't involve the audience (one hopes that Douglas will simply come to his senses and let her go). All the characters here are fairly unsavory anyway, and the actors are not helped by the campy lines of dialogue and uncompelling conflicts. *1/2 from ****


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