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Ask Any Girl (1959)

Sales girl falls for the younger of a company run by two brothers. The elder falls for her but plans to help her get his brother because he doesn't know he's in love.

Director:

Charles Walters

Writers:

Winifred Wolfe (novel), George Wells
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
David Niven ... Miles Doughton
Shirley MacLaine ... Meg Wheeler
Gig Young ... Evan Doughton
Rod Taylor ... Ross Tayford
Jim Backus ... Maxwell
Claire Kelly ... Lisa
Elisabeth Fraser ... Jennie Boyden
Dodie Heath Dodie Heath ... Terri Richards (as Dody Heath)
Read Morgan ... Bert
Carmen Phillips ... Refined young lady
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Storyline

When Meg Wheeler, a naive young girl, goes to big city looking for a husband she lands a job in a marketing firm run by brothers Miles and Evan Doughton. She convinces stodgy Miles to market her as a potential wife to playboy Evan. Miles plays Pygmalion. Written by A.L.Beneteau <albl@inforamp.net>

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Small town girl goes to big city to seek a career, or a husband...or both! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1959 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Ask Any Girl See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Euterpe See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Reunites the two leads, David Niven and Shirley MacLaine, from the Academy Award Best Picture winning film Around The World in Eighty Days (1956). See more »

Soundtracks

The Blues About Manhattan
(uncredited)
Written by Jeff Alexander and Larry Orenstein
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A really fun late fifties romp!
16 August 1998 | by Richard-52See all my reviews

I forget how damned cute Shirley MacLaine used to be! I saw her in The Trouble with Harry, and loved her, and she is great in this one too! David Niven is wonderfully droll, and the sentimentality of the movie is fun too. Funny, how accepted sexual harassment was in the late fifties...Different world today!


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