For Love or Money

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Romance
  • Release year: 1963
  • Running time: 108 min
Kirk Douglas plays matchmaker to three luscious sisters in the zany romantic comedy For Love or Money co-starring Mitzi Gaynor and Gig Young.Despairing at her three daughters’ choices in men, an eccentric widow (Thelma Ritter) pays attorney Deke Gentry... read more

Kirk Douglas plays matchmaker to three luscious sisters in the zany romantic comedy For Love or Money co-starring Mitzi Gaynor and Gig Young.Despairing at her three daughters’ choices in men, an eccentric widow (Thelma Ritter) pays attorney Deke Gentry (Douglas) $100,000 to pair them up with pre-chosen mates. Although he easily fixes up Bonnie (Julie Newmar) and Jan (Leslie Parrish), sister Kate (Gaynor) proves to be a more troublesome match. Set up with a boozy baby food magnate (Young) who continually stands her up, Kate soon discovers who’s the better catch and decides to bag Deke instead.

Original Release

08/07/1963

US Release

08/07/1963

Cast

Kirk Douglas Deke Gentry / Donald Kenneth "Deke" Gentry
Mitzi Gaynor Kate Brasher
Thelma Ritter Chloe Brasher
Gig Young Sonny Smith / John Dayton "Sonny" Smith
Julie Newmar Bonnie Brasher
Leslie Parrish Jan Brasher
William Bendix Joe Fogel
Dick Sargent Harvey Wofford
William Windom Sam Travis
Elizabeth MacRae Marsha
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michael Gordon

Writers

Larry Markes, Michael Morris

Cast

Kirk Douglas Deke Gentry / Donald Kenneth "Deke" Gentry
Mitzi Gaynor Kate Brasher
Thelma Ritter Chloe Brasher
Gig Young Sonny Smith / John Dayton "Sonny" Smith
Julie Newmar Bonnie Brasher
Leslie Parrish Jan Brasher
William Bendix Joe Fogel
Dick Sargent Harvey Wofford
William Windom Sam Travis
Elizabeth MacRae Marsha
Alvy Moore George
Jose Gonzales-Gonzales Jose
Billy Halop Elevator Operator
Don Beddoe Milo
Don Megowan Gregor Garrison
Nydia Westman Milo's Wife / Martha
Harry Hines Willie
Bess Flowers Surprised Diner at The Flame Room / Bewildered Woman
Leoda Richards Wedding Guest
Edy Williams Edy

Producers

Editors

Alma Macrorie

1964Golden GlobeMost Promising Newcomer - Female Nominated
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