Love Is a Ball (1963)

111 mins | Romantic comedy | 1963

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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed on the French Riviera. Working title: The Grand Duke and Mr. Pimm ... More Less

Location scenes filmed on the French Riviera. Working title: The Grand Duke and Mr. Pimm . More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
2nd unit dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
COSTUMES
Cost des
MUSIC
SOUND
MAKEUP
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
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SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Grand Duke and Mr. Pimm by Lindsay Hardy (New York, 1959).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Grand Duke and Mr. Pimm
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles opening: 6 March 1963
Copyright Claimant:
Gold Medal Enterprises
Copyright Date:
6 March 1963
Copyright Number:
LP24206
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Technicolor
Widescreen/ratio
Panavision
Duration(in mins):
111
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

John Davis, an American adventurer at loose ends on the Riviera, agrees to work for Étienne Pimm, a professional matchmaker attempting to arrange a marriage between the impoverished Duke Gaspard and madcap American millionairess Millicent Mehaffey. While teaching the duke how to drive, ride, and play polo, Davis is also obliged to keep an eye on Millicent by becoming her chauffeur. Although Pimm succeeds in bringing his client and the heiress together, the duke falls in love with Millicent's secretary, Janine, while Millicent becomes enamored of Davis. But when Davis' part in Pimm's scheme is disclosed, the outraged Millicent denounces everyone and decides to marry fortune-hunting Freddie Paladzini. On her wedding day, however, she receives a message from Davis in the form of his chauffeur's cap. Realizing that she really does love him, she leaves the wedding and joins Davis on his tourist ... +


John Davis, an American adventurer at loose ends on the Riviera, agrees to work for Étienne Pimm, a professional matchmaker attempting to arrange a marriage between the impoverished Duke Gaspard and madcap American millionairess Millicent Mehaffey. While teaching the duke how to drive, ride, and play polo, Davis is also obliged to keep an eye on Millicent by becoming her chauffeur. Although Pimm succeeds in bringing his client and the heiress together, the duke falls in love with Millicent's secretary, Janine, while Millicent becomes enamored of Davis. But when Davis' part in Pimm's scheme is disclosed, the outraged Millicent denounces everyone and decides to marry fortune-hunting Freddie Paladzini. On her wedding day, however, she receives a message from Davis in the form of his chauffeur's cap. Realizing that she really does love him, she leaves the wedding and joins Davis on his tourist boat. +

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