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Director:
Writers:
Jay Presson Allen (stage play adaptation)
Pierre Barillet (play) ...
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Release Date:
6 December 1973 (Finland) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
She's a divorcee. She's forty. She's engaged... to a younger man.
Plot:
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 »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
(13 articles)
Audra McDonald sets two records at Tony Awards
 (From Gold Derby. 8 June 2014, 9:09 PM, PDT)

Joan Fontaine obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 16 December 2013, 9:16 AM, PST)

Joan Fontaine, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 96
 (From EW.com - Inside Movies. 15 December 2013, 5:03 PM, PST)

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An Enduring Love Story See more (16 total) »

Cast

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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)
 
Stunts
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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Runtime:
110 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Considered for the role of Ann Stanley were Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Joanne Woodward, Doris Day, Glenda Jackson, Shirley MacLaine and Sophia Loren before original director William Wyler, under doctor's orders, bowed out of the production. He was replaced by Milton Katselas.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: During the first meeting between Peter and Ann, there is a comment that they are alone on the beach/ coast. However, another person can be seen in the background at what could be an archaeological dig.See more »
Quotes:
[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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Movie Connections:
References The Graduate (1967)See more »
Soundtrack:
In Every Corner of the WorldSee more »

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17 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
An Enduring Love Story, 26 October 2001
Author: Greg (GregCnAZ@aol.com) from Phoenix, AZ U.S.A

In her usual intense style, Liv Ullmann gives a likable performance as "40 something" Ann Stanley. While vacationing in Greece, Ann has a chance meeting with "20 something" Peter Latham, endearingly played by Edward Albert. Much to Peter's disappointment, Ann quietly disappears in the early morning hours, leaving him with little more than a one night stand. Peter later returns home to New York, where one evening, as he arrives to pick up a date, his date's mother appears at the door and it is none other than Ann Stanley, his one night stand from Greece. This chance meeting sets the scene for some very awkward moments and great comedy. I've never found myself rooting for a "May-December" romance so enthusiastically. Gene Kelly, Binnie Barnes and Deborah Raffin are wonderful in their supporting roles. "40 Carats" is one of those films that was such a pleasant surprise for me and I've never understood why it has been so overlooked. Give it a chance. I think you'll really enjoy it.

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