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Love with the Proper Stranger [Blu-ray] [1963]

Release Date:09/19/2017
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    Special Features

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


    Love with the Proper Stranger
    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. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Natalie Wood
      Natalie Wood - Angie Rossini
    • Steve McQueen
      Steve McQueen - Rocky Papasano
    • Edie Adams
      Edie Adams - Barbie (Barbara of Seville)
    • Herschel Bernardi
      Herschel Bernardi - Dominick Rossini
    • Tom Bosley
      Tom Bosley - Anthony Colombo

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