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Cash McCall (1960)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 27 January 1960 (USA)
Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for ... See full summary »

Director:

Joseph Pevney

Writers:

Lenore J. Coffee (screenplay) (as Lenore Coffee), Marion Hargrove (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Garner ... Cash McCall
Natalie Wood ... Lory Austen
Nina Foch ... Maude Kennard
Dean Jagger ... Grant Austen
E.G. Marshall ... Winston Conway
Henry Jones ... Gilmore 'Gil' Clark
Otto Kruger ... Will Atherson
Roland Winters ... General Andrew 'Andy' Danvers
Edward Platt ... Harrison Glenn (as Edward C. Platt)
Edgar Stehli Edgar Stehli ... Mr. Pierce
Linda Watkins ... Marie Austen
Parley Baer ... Harvey Bannon
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Storyline

Cash McCall is a young and slick business man who buys failing businesses and resells them. Grant Austen's Plastics is even more of a prize to Cash, for Cash is also making a bid for Austen's beautiful daughter, Lory. This is Cash's toughest deal ever. Written by Kelly

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In love and in the money. If they can work out the details. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 1960 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El potentado See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Two million dollars in 1960 would be worth sixteen million dollars in 2015. See more »

Goofs

The log that Lory and Cash sit on is elevated from the ground and held in place by a bolt. See more »

Quotes

Winston Conway: I'm not a moralist, I'm a lawyer.
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James Garner and Natalie Wood star in this comedic Executive Suite
19 October 2016 | by jacobs-greenwoodSee all my reviews

Cameron Hawley's novel about the politics inherent in corporate boardrooms became the essential business drama Executive Suite (1954). With that film's Oscar nominated cinematographer (George J. Folsey) and supporting actress (Nina Foch) as well as Dean Jagger and character actor Edgar Stehli, this one was made into a comedy featuring James Garner (in the title role) and Natalie Wood. It was adapted by Lenore J. Coffee and Marion Hargrove, and directed by Joseph Pevney.

The story has enough misdirection (and at least one dead end) in it to keep it interesting, even if (at times) it gets somewhat confusing, but Garner's charm and Wood's natural beauty makes it eminently watchable.

The cast also includes E.G. Marshall, Henry Jones, Otto Kruger, Roland Winters and Edward Platt as key players in the various dealings by McCall, an elusive character whose reputation is not unlike Wall Street (1987)'s Gordon Gekko.

McCall wants to buy Grant Austen's (Jagger) plastics company, in part because Austen's daughter is Lory (Wood), a woman with whom he has an unrequited past. Jones (whose boss is Platt) plays McCall's associate, Marshall his lawyer and Kruger his banker. Winters and Foch (her boss is Stehli) are the foe and foil that add conflict to the initially smooth transaction and romance.


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