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My Six Loves (1963)

Approved | | Comedy | 16 August 1963 (Finland)
Comic story of a Broadway musical star who arrives at her country home and finds six runaway children living on her property. When she gains custody of the kids, her life changes rapidly.

Director:

Gower Champion

Writers:

John Fante (screenplay), Joseph Calvelli (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debbie Reynolds ... Janice Courtney
Cliff Robertson ... Reverend Jim Larkin
David Janssen ... Marty Bliss
Eileen Heckart ... Ethel
Hans Conried ... Kinsley Kross
Mary McCarty ... Doreen Smith
John McGiver ... Judge Harris
Max Showalter ... B.J. Smith
Alice Ghostley ... Selena Johnson
Alice Pearce ... Bus Driver
Pippa Scott ... Dianne Soper
Claude Stroud ... Dr. Miller
Darlene Tompkins Darlene Tompkins ... Ava Johnson
Leon Belasco ... Mario
Billy E. Hughes Billy E. Hughes ... Leo (as Billy Hughes)
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Storyline

Successful Broadway star Janice Courtney collapses from exhaustion and is ordered to rest for six weeks at her country home in Connecticut. While there, she meets some people who change her life permanently, and discovers true love and happiness. Written by Marinelle K. Szenasy

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Taglines:

It's Debbie! In the funniest fix a girl ever got into.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 August 1963 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Mis seis amores See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The last complete feature film shot in the VistaVision wide screen process. (VistaVision is still used for some special effects work, but not complete films.) See more »

Goofs

In many scenes of the movie, Leo Smith (played by Billy E. Hughes) is seen wearing a rather flashy gold ring on his left hand. He and his five siblings are supposedly unwanted and basically homeless, none of them has more than the clothes on their backs, so it seems he would not have been wearing a ring. Evidently Billy Hughes forgot to take off his personal jewelry, and nobody noticed in time. Watch for the ring (among other scenes) where Debbie Reynolds is talking to him about praying to God, or when he is opening some of the boxes of clothing that were bought for him and he is examining his new shoes. The ring is plainly visible. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

It's a Darn Good Thing
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by Debbie Reynolds
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Broadway Debbie gets a family
10 October 2013 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Debbie Reynolds gets a pair of co-stars and a batch of kids to share the screen with in My Six Loves. She plays a prominent stage actress who out of fatigue and doctor's orders retreats to her house in Connecticut before embarking on any new projects.

Her co-stars are theatrical producer David Janssen who's produced a couple of her shows and the Reverend Cliff Robertson who ministers a church in her Connecticut neighborhood. But her real problem is a family of six kids who have squatted on her land, left there by their parents.

Of course she and girl Friday Eileen Heckart take the kids in and before long the idea of a family kind of grows on her and it conflicts with her career. Robertson helps out quite willingly and even Janssen as gruff as his character is also pitches in.

There are a couple of beautiful performances by Max Showalter and Mary McCarty who come back to claim the kids. As it turns out they were dumped on them by her sister and they keep them around for those six welfare checks that come in. Showalter and McCarty are a true pair of white trash bottom feeders who get quite a lesson in justice by Judge John McGiver.

This was a perfect film for Debbie Reynolds. I think only Doris Day could have handled it maybe as well had she been cast. It holds up well today and I highly recommend it for family audiences.


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