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Release Date:
6 December 1973 (Finland) See more »
All the love and laughter of the Broadway hit! See more »
Forty year old Norwegian-American divorcée Ann Stanley owns her own Manhattan based real estate agency specializing in upscale Manhattan apartments... See more » | Full synopsis »
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination See more »
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Liv Ullmann ... Ann Stanley

Edward Albert ... Peter Latham

Gene Kelly ... Billy Boylan
Binnie Barnes ... Maud Ericson

Deborah Raffin ... Trina Stanley

Billy Green Bush ... J.D. Rogers
Nancy Walker ... Mrs. Margie Margolin
Don Porter ... Mr. Latham

Rosemary Murphy ... Mrs. Latham

Natalie Schafer ... Mrs. Adams
Sam Chew Jr. ... Arthur Forbes
Claudia Jennings ... Gabriella
Brooke Palance ... Polly
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eugene Jackson ... Party Dancer (uncredited)
Andrea True ... Extra (uncredited)

Directed by
Milton Katselas 
Writing credits
Jay Presson Allen (stage play adaptation) (as Jay Allen)

Pierre Barillet (play) (as Barillet) &
Jean-Pierre Grédy (play) (as Gredy)

Leonard Gershe (screenplay)

Produced by
M.J. Frankovich .... producer
Original Music by
Michel Legrand 
Cinematography by
Charles Lang  (as Charles B. Lang)
Film Editing by
David E. Blewitt  (as David Blewitt)
Production Design by
Robert Clatworthy 
Set Decoration by
George James Hopkins  (as George Hopkins)
Costume Design by
Jean Louis 
Makeup Department
Virginia Darcy .... hair stylist
Jack Freeman .... makeup artist
Tony Lloyd .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Jan Van Uchelen .... hairdresser (uncredited)
Production Management
Mike Frankovich Jr. .... unit production manager
William O'Sullivan .... executive production manager
Yannis Petropoulakis .... production manager: Greece (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Hawks .... assistant director
Dick Moder .... assistant director
Art Department
Joe LaBella .... property master (as Joe La Bella)
Pauline Annon .... sketch artist (uncredited)
Wayne Conard .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Joseph Hurley .... production illustrator (uncredited)
Albert Indrisano .... assistant props (uncredited)
Curtis Jackson .... stand-by painter (uncredited)
Edward J. McDonald .... leadman (uncredited)
Don Novack .... swing gang (uncredited)
Dianne Wager .... set designer (uncredited)
Bob Wray .... set designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
Al Overton .... sound mixer (as Alfred J. Overton)
Arthur Piantadosi .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Bruce .... cableman (uncredited)
Raul A. Bruce .... boom operator (uncredited)
Richard Spelker .... boom operator (uncredited)
Conrad E. Palmisano .... stunt double: Edward Albert (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Arnold L. Rich .... camera operator (as Arnold Rich)
Frank Austin .... best boy (uncredited)
Emmett Brown .... dolly grip (uncredited)
Doug Cook .... second grip (uncredited)
John Englert .... key grip (uncredited)
Harold Hansen .... gaffer (uncredited)
John Monte .... still photographer (uncredited)
Thomas Scott .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Ronald Woodward .... company grip (uncredited)
Steve Yaconelli .... first camera assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Edna Taylor .... costumer: women
Guy C. Verhille .... costume supervisor (as Guy Verhille)
Editorial Department
Ralph James Hall .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Abe Lincoln Jr. .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Ralph James Hall .... music editor (as Ralph Hall)
Michel Legrand .... conductor
Dan Wallin .... score mixer (uncredited)
Other crew
David Merrick .... producer: stage play
Maury Nemoy .... title design
Julie Pitkanen .... script supervisor
Bob Chasin .... business affairs (uncredited)
Yvonne Ellis .... secretary (uncredited)
Peter Frankovich .... story consultant (uncredited)
Terry Freeman .... secretary (uncredited)
Art Graham .... security (uncredited)
Joe Maffia .... craft service (uncredited)
Eddie Robin .... technical advisor: billiards (uncredited)
Joan Schoenfeld .... secretary (uncredited)
Daniel Vandraegen .... speech consultant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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110 min
Color (Metrocolor)
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The original Broadway production of "40 Carats", written by Pierre Barillet and Jean-Pierre Grédy and adapted by Jay Presson Allen, opened at the Morosco Theater in New York on December 26, 1968, ran for 780 performances and received a 1969 Tony Award for Best Actress (Julie Harris). Allen's adaptation was used for this production.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: That red cover was supposedly Peter's campsite but you can clearly see a man adjusting it in the background as Peter talks about them being seen "only by the gods and goddesses".See more »
[Mrs. Adams is looking at the apartment listings]
Mrs. Adams:This one here that's not too bad. 1080 Park Avenue. What's the cross street?
Margie Margolin:88th Street.
Mrs. Adams:Oh no, that's too far uptown. Couldn't you give me the same apartment in the 60's?
Margie Margolin:No. It's attached to the building.
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They'll Always Have Greece, 8 May 2011
Author: wes-connors from Earth

Beautiful 36, no… 38, no… 39, no… 40-year-old Liv Ullmann (as Ann Stanley) from Norway originally is driving through gorgeous Greece when her car overheats. Along comes handsome 22-year-old Edward Albert (as Peter Latham) from Pittsburgh, USA on a motorcycle. Believing herself too old to ride a motor bike, Ms. Ullmann instead strips down to her underwear for a swim with Mr. Albert. One thing leads to another and they have sex on the beach. Perhaps feeling a little old and out of sorts after the act, Ullmann leaves Albert while he sleeps...

Back home in New York, guess who arrives to pick up Ullmann's daughter for a date?

At first this seemed like it was going to be a drama, but it's obviously a comedy by the time Ullmann and Albert meet in New York. It probably would have been funnier if a woman more experienced in situation comedy played Ullmann's part, but the film does garner some chuckles. Although Albert does look like the younger of the two, the age difference seems more like ten than twenty years. Ullmann appears closer to Albert's age than she does to ex-husband Gene Kelly (as Billy Boylan). Respected elder Binnie Barnes (as Maud Ericson) does well in her last feature.

****** 40 Carats (6/28/73) Milton Katselas ~ Liv Ullmann, Edward Albert, Gene Kelly, Binnie Barnes

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