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For Love or Money (1963)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 11 September 1963 (France)
Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands.

Director:

Michael Gordon
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirk Douglas ... Deke Gentry
Mitzi Gaynor ... Kate Brasher
Gig Young ... Sonny Smith
Thelma Ritter ... Chloe Brasher
Julie Newmar ... Bonnie Brasher
William Bendix ... Joe Fogel
Leslie Parrish ... Jan Brasher
Dick Sargent ... Harvey Wofford (as Richard Sargent)
William Windom ... Sam Travis
Ina Victor ... Nurse
Elizabeth MacRae ... Marsha
Willard Sage ... Orson Roark
Alvy Moore ... George
Jose Gonzales-Gonzales Jose Gonzales-Gonzales ... Jose (as José González González)
Billy Halop ... Elevator Operator
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Storyline

Wealthy Chloe Brasher has three beautiful daughters; Bonnie, Kate, and Jan. Chloe pays attorney Deke Gentry to fix them up with three suitable husbands.

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daughter | mother | See All (2) »

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He was hired to Mate them . . . but not to Date them!!! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1963 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Three-Way Match See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Director Michael Gordon had a superstition that made him put at least one of his favorite paintings by Edgar O. Kiechle into each film he directed. While one was being placed on the wall behind Kirk Douglas, Douglas quipped, "I've worked with a lot of tough directors, but he's the first one who ever insisted on holding something over an actor's head". See more »

Quotes

Chloe Brasher: Do you realize that this is the first time you ever cried to me? It makes me very happy.
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Referenced in WKRP in Cincinnati: For Love or Money: Part 2 (1979) See more »

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Kirk Douglas has his hands full!
9 July 2014 | by the lionessSee all my reviews

For Love or Money stars Kirk Douglas as an attorney to Thelma Ritter, a very wealthy widow, with three daughters. She wants Douglas to match them with marriageable suitable men. The comedy begins as Douglas tries to be a matchmaker to all three sisters with hilarious results! However, there's a catch...Douglas can never let on to the sisters that he's trying to play cupid for them or let them know the role their mother is playing in the matchmaking.

The reasons for watching this light romp are the screen chemistry between Douglas and Mitzi Gaynor, who plays the eldest of the three sisters and is very head strong. In addition, its a great film to watch for all the Thelma Ritter fans, who are use to her playing maids (All About Eve, A Letter to Three Wives). She plays the role of the wealthy widow like she was born into it.

Another reason to watch is the climax at the end, which I will not spoil, because you just don't see it coming. It made this film a joy to watch.

Now, here's an issue...this film never made it to video or DVD. For anyone looking to watch this gem, you will have to search for it on cable.


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