The Pleasure Seekers (1964)

107 mins | Comedy-drama | 1964

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HISTORY

Filmed in Madrid and Toledo, Spain, with scenes shot inside the Prado museum in Madrid. Previously filmed in 1954 as Three Coins in the Fountain ... More Less

Filmed in Madrid and Toledo, Spain, with scenes shot inside the Prado museum in Madrid. Previously filmed in 1954 as Three Coins in the Fountain . More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Set dec
COSTUMES
Cost des
MUSIC
Mus score & cond
Orch
DANCE
Choreog
MAKEUP
Makeup
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Flamenco dances
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Coins in a Fountain by John H. Secondari (Philadelphia, 1952).
SONGS
"The Pleasure Seekers," "Something To Think About," "Everything Makes Music When You're in Love" and "Next Time," music and lyrics by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen, sung by Ann-Margret.
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 25 December 1964
Copyright Claimant:
Twentieth Century--Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
1 January 1965
Copyright Number:
LP29824
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
De Luxe
Widescreen/ratio
CinemaScope
Duration(in mins):
107
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Three young American women come to Madrid in search of romance and adventure. Maggie Williams finds a job as a secretary with an American news agency and falls in love with bureau chief Paul Barton, who is married. When Barton eventually realizes that he loves his wife and family more than Maggie, Maggie turns to Pete Stenello, a handsome young reporter who has admired her since her arrival in Spain. Fran, an ambitious, passionate singer and dancer, has a weekend affair with Andrés Briones, a shy provincial doctor who tries not to become involved with Fran but falls in love in spite of himself. Meanwhile, Susie Higgins has an affair with wealthy playboy Emilio Lacaye, who proposes marriage merely to fulfill his romantic desires but later realizes that he loves Susie and makes good his promise. The affairs culminate at a party given by Paul Barton before he and his family return to the United ... +


Three young American women come to Madrid in search of romance and adventure. Maggie Williams finds a job as a secretary with an American news agency and falls in love with bureau chief Paul Barton, who is married. When Barton eventually realizes that he loves his wife and family more than Maggie, Maggie turns to Pete Stenello, a handsome young reporter who has admired her since her arrival in Spain. Fran, an ambitious, passionate singer and dancer, has a weekend affair with Andrés Briones, a shy provincial doctor who tries not to become involved with Fran but falls in love in spite of himself. Meanwhile, Susie Higgins has an affair with wealthy playboy Emilio Lacaye, who proposes marriage merely to fulfill his romantic desires but later realizes that he loves Susie and makes good his promise. The affairs culminate at a party given by Paul Barton before he and his family return to the United States. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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