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But Not for Me (1959) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Walter Lang and produced by George Seaton and William Perlberg.

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Two Clark Gable comedies ? Teacher?s Pet (1958) with Doris Day and But Not for Me (1959) with Carroll Baker

By Greg Orypeck on Mar 24, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! These bright comedies provide some harmless laughs in the twilight of the career of ?The King of?Hollywood.? Two years, 1958 and 1959.? Two films,?Teacher?s Pet?and?But Not for Me.? Two actresses, Doris Day and Carroll Baker.? A third actress, Lilli Palmer, in the wings.? All compete for... Read full article


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During filming Clark Gable gave an interview in which he announced that he had realized that he had become too old to play romantic leading roles, and would be looking for different parts from then on. Ironically, his next film was It Started in Naples, a romantic comedy opposite the much younger Sophia Loren.
The film's original title was "Accent on Youth", but this was thought inappropriate for the 57-year-old star Clark Gable.
The film proved to be a complete failure at the box office. This was largely blamed on the casting of Carroll Baker, since she was not yet established as a major star.
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