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BUtterfield 8 (1960)

Not Rated | | Drama | 4 November 1960 (USA)
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A Manhattan call girl has a tragic affair with a rich married man.

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Beautiful Gloria Wandrous, a New York fashion model engages in an illicit affair with married socialite Weston Liggett. However, Gloria's desire for respectability causes her to reconsider her lifestyle. Written by alfiehitchie

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This is Danny...who knew that no one man owned Gloria! See more »

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Butterfield 8  »

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$2,800,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$16,462,599
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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Elizabeth Taylor and her husband, Mike Todd, had planned for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) to be her final film, as she intended to retire from the screen. Todd had made a verbal agreement about this with MGM, but after his death, MGM forced Taylor to make this film in order to fulfill the terms of her studio contract. As a result, Taylor refused to speak to the director for the entire production, and hated the film. See more »

Goofs

A crew member's arm is visible in the mirror when Laurence Harvey stands before it and is supposedly alone. See more »

Quotes

Gloria Wandrous: I think I'll get cleaned up and do my nails.
Mrs. Fanny Thurber: Yes, sharpen them.
Gloria Wandrous: For you, Mrs. Thurber, I would.
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Extremely good-looking film holds your interest.
18 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

When I started watching this film, I didn't know what to expect. At first it seemed like a slick, empty showcase for Elizabeth Taylor's beauty. However, it gradually turned into an involving (and extremely good-looking) little drama. You may have heard that it is campy; that's not true, although there is an unnecessary little speech by Harvey at the end. It's slickly produced, well-paced, entertaining and has an excellent cast.


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