Movies Ada (MGM 1961, Dean Martin, Susan Hayward) Published 4 months ago on January 13, 2019 Ada, a high-class prostitute, renounces her life when she marries governor Bo Gillis. Opposed to the marriage is Gillis’s scheming aide and mentor, Sylvester Marin. Marin secretly works to break up the marriage and eventually resorts to trying to kill Gillis. The attempt fails, but leaves Gillis injured and infirmed. Ada takes over the office of her husband but her efforts are thwarted at every turn by Marin, who now wants to take the power for himself. Gillis returns at a crucial moment to save his wife from scandal and rid the scene of the Marin. Costumes for Ada were designed by Helen Rose, who also created memorable clothing for such films as Stormy Weather (1943), Father of the Bride (1950), High Society (1956) and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958). production details USA | MGM | 109 minutes | 1961 Director: Daniel Mann Producer: Lawrence Weingarten Original Story: Wirt Williams Cinematography: Joseph Ruttenberg Editor: Ralph E. Winters Music: Wally Fowler, Bronislau Kaper Script: William Driskill, Arthur Sheekman Production Designer: Edward C. Carfagno Art Director: George W. Davis cast Susan Hayward as Ada Gillis Dean Martin as Bo Gillis Wilfrid Hyde-White as Sylvester Marin Ralph Meeker as Colonel Yancey Martin Balsam as Steve Jackson Frank Maxwell as Ronnie Hallerton Connie Sawyer as Alice Sweet Ford Rainey as Speaker Charles Watts as Al Winslow Larry Gates as Joe Adams Carol Forman as Newspaper Woman Arthur SheekmanCarol FormanCharles WattsConnie SawyerDaniel MannDean MartinDramaFord RaineyFrank MaxwellLarry GatesMartin BalsamRalph MeekerSusan HaywardWilfrid Hyde WhiteWilliam DriskillWirt Williams Advertisement advertisement and this just in TV15 hours ago Cutting It (BBC-1 2002-2005, Amanda Holden, Sarah Parish) Comedy drama series. Allie runs a successful hairdressing salon but her problems begin when a rival salon opens across the... TV15 hours ago Culloden (BBC-1 1964, George McBean, Olivier Espitalier-Noel) Highly innovative documentary drama telling the story of the last battle to be fought on British soil in 1746 at... TV15 hours ago C.S. Lewis: Beyond Narnia (BBC-2 2006, Anton Rodgers, Diane Venora) Biographical drama. The story of author CS Lewis’s life from childhood to old age as his views on religion alter... TV15 hours ago Crow Road, The (BBC-2 1996, Joe McFadden, Peter Capaldi) Drama serial. Prentice McHoan returns to his Scottish home and gets caught up in the dark secrets that everyone around... TV15 hours ago New Tricks (BBC 2003-2015 with James Bolam, Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman) Crime drama series New Tricks took the Cold Case took it’s natural extreme by bringing out of retirement a group... search EPISODES Episodes24 hours ago Dynasty: Deception, Jealousy, and Lies (Season 2 Finale The CW Fri 24 May 2019) Deception, Jealousy, and Lies: As various members of the Carrington family make the ultimate decision between preserving their legacies and... Episodes24 hours ago Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson(S6EP3 ABC Fri 24 May 2019) Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson: It’s a wild night out on the planet of Kitson for the... Episodes24 hours ago Whistleblower Season 2 Premieres Fri 24 May 2019 on CBS WHISTLEBLOWER begins its second season on Friday, May 24 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), investigating the real-life David vs. Goliath stories of... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago War Dogs | 2016 | Jonah Hill, Miles Teller Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract... Movies2 months ago The Kindergarten Teacher | 2018 | Maggie Gyllenhaal, Parker Sevak Lisa Spinelli is a Staten Island teacher who is unusually devoted to her students. When she discovers one of her... Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.