A New Kind of Love
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A man falls for an exotic "bad girl," unaware he's already met the nice girl lurking beneath the surface, in this romantic comedy. Samantha Blake (Joanne Woodward) works for a large department store in New York City as a sort of industrial spy; while ostensively a buyer, Blake's greatest responsibility is to find out what the hot new fashions are going to be, so her store can have cut-price knockoffs on the racks once they hit the boutiques. Samantha is flying to Paris with her co-workers Leena (Thelma Ritter) and Joe (George Tobias) when she meets Steve Sherman (Paul… More
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"[A] laboured, overdressed Parisian comedy."
‑ , Time Out
"Some sharp lines of dialog, a few too many camera tricks, and a general feeling of going-through-the-motions."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Mr. Shavelson's quips are fast, contemporary and polished to a bright slickness but his story is obvious and thin and his principals belabor the obvious to little avail."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"Predictable and borderline offensive."
‑ Kevin Jagernauth, PopMatters
"The fourth onscreen teaming of Paul Newman and his wife Joanne Woodward is a thin, lame comedy, written and directed by Shavelson, which doesn't befit the caliber of their talents."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"men are from Mars, women are from Venus, and writer-director Melville Shavelson is from Neptune"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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