Love with the Proper Stranger

Love with the Proper Stranger

Natalie Wood
Director: Robert Mulligan Cast: Natalie Wood
Natalie Wood
, Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
, Edie Adams
Edie Adams
Robert Mulligan

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Taken for granted by her Italian family, New Yorker Natalie Wood seeks solace in the arms of irresponsible jazz musician Steve McQueen. She becomes pregnant, but doesn't expect McQueen to marry her; all she wants is enough money to pay for an illegal abortion (this is ten years before Roe v. Wade). Not surprisingly, McQueen is refused a loan by his girl friend Edie Adams; meanwhile, Wood is being pressured by her family to marry gormless Tom Bosley. As the abortion appointment approaches, McQueen begins to feel guilty, but still won't propose. Bosley finds out that Wood is pregnant, and is willing to make an honest woman of her. Wood finally makes up her mind what she's going to do and whom she's going to choose when she walks into the seedy abortion clinic. Though very dated, Love With the Proper Stranger is still dramatically viable, thanks to the on-screen rapport between Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen, and to the large and talented New York-based supporting cast.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/19/2017
UPC: 0738329217327
Original Release: 1963
Rating: NR
Source: Kl Studio Classics
Region Code: A
Time: 1:40:00
Sales rank: 19,130

Special Features

Audio commentary by film historians Kat Ellinger and Samm Deighan; Trailer gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Natalie Wood Angie Rossini
Steve McQueen Rocky Papasano
Edie Adams Barbie (Barbara of Seville)
Herschel Bernardi Dominick Rossini
Tom Bosley Anthony Colombo
Harvey Lembeck Julio Rossini
Virginia Vincent Anna
Nick Alexander Guido Rossini
Augusta Ciolli Mrs. Papasano
Anne Hegira Beetie
Elena Karam Woman Doctor
Nina Varela Mrs. Colombo
Marilyn Chris Gina
Wolfe Barzell The Priest
Lennie Bremen Truck Driver
Vince Deadrick Call Boy
Richard Dysart Accountant
Louis Guss Flooey
Frank Marth Carlos
Barney Martin Sidney
Tony Mordente Fat
Richard Mulligan Louie
Paul Price Klepp
Mike Enserro Moish
Val Avery Stein
Arlene Golonka Marge
Henry Howard Lou
Nobu McCarthy Yuki
Penny Santon Mama Rossini
Vic Tayback Cye
Zack Norman Young Man

Technical Credits
Robert Mulligan Director
Roland Anderson Production Designer
Elmer Bernstein Score Composer
Ed Butterworth Makeup
Sam Comer Set Decoration/Design
Grace Gregory Production Designer,Set Decoration/Design
Edith Head Costumes/Costume Designer
Milton Krasner Cinematographer
Alan J. Pakula Producer
Hal Pereira Production Designer
Arnold Schulman Screenwriter
Aaron Stell Editor
Wally Westmore Makeup

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