Pleasure Seekers, The (TCF 1965, Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa)

The Pleasure Seekers

Musical remake of Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) – in turn based on the novel Coins in the Fountain by John H. Secondari – from the same director. A trio of alluring American ladies (Ann-Margret, Carol Lynley, Pamela Tiffin) board together in Spain, searching for love and adventure. Each eventually finds herself in a romance (with Lawrence, McKay, and Franciosa, respectively) but first some evasions and misplaced affections for a married man are added to make things interesting.

Romanian born director of The Pleasure Seekers, Jean Negulesco, lived and worked as an artist in Paris during the ’20s. His teacher was the sculptor Brancusi and one of his friends was the painter Modigliani.

Received an Academy Award Nomination for Best Music Adaptation. Songs by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn.

Pleasure Seekers, The (TCF 1965, Ann-Margret, Anthony Franciosa)
Ann-Margret as Fran Hobson
Anthony Franciosa as Emilio Lacayo
Carol Lynley as Maggie Williams
Gardner McKay as Pete Mc Coy
Pamela Tiffin as Susie Higgins
André Lawrence as Dr. Andres Briones
Gene Tierney as Jane Barton
Vito Scotti as Neighborhood Man
Isobel Elsom as Dona Teresa Lacayo
Maurice Marsac as Jose
Shelby Grant as Marian, American Girl
Raoul De Leon as Martinez
Brian Keith as Paul Barton
Antonio Gades as Flamenco Dancer
Emilio de Diego as Guitarist

crew details
Director: Jean Negulesco
Screenplay: Edith R. Sommer

production details
Country: USA
Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
Year of Release: 1965
Duration: 107 minutes

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