Love with the Proper Stranger Overview:

Love with the Proper Stranger (1963) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Robert Mulligan and produced by Alan J. Pakula.

Academy Awards 1963 --- Ceremony Number 36 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressNatalie WoodNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Grace GregoryNominated
Best CinematographyMilton KrasnerNominated
Best Costume DesignEdith HeadNominated
Best WritingArnold SchulmanNominated
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Love With The Proper Stranger (1963)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 23, 2018 From 4 Star Films

At first glance, this doesn’t seem like the type of picture suited for Steve McQueen and Natalie Wood.?He was “The King of Cool.” She was a major player from childhood in numerous classics. Neither was what most?people considered a serious actor. They were movie stars. They had cha... Read full article


Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)

By Beatrice on Jan 28, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Love with the Proper Stranger Directed by Robert Mulligan Written by Arnold Schulman 1963/USA Pakula/Mulligan; Boardwalk Productions; Rona First viewing/Amazon Instant Could super-cool Steve McQueen be tender? ?Why, yes he could! Angie (Natalie Wood) is a salesclerk at Macy’s. ?She is from ... Read full article


Love with the Proper Stranger (1963, Robert Mulligan)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 24, 2017 From The Stop Button

Love with the Proper Stranger has a lot to resolve in its third act. There?s a somewhat sizable supporting cast, the act two cliffhanger for leads Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen?s romance is precarious?there?s a lot. So it?s striking when Proper Stranger just doesn?t do a third act. Director Mulliga... Read full article


Love With the Proper Stranger (1963)

By Raquel Stecher on Jan 28, 2013 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Love with the Proper Stranger (1963) is a darling film. Natalie Wood and Steve McQueen star as Angie and Rocky two Italian-Americans living in New York City who are in a bit of a quandary. Their recent passionate rendezvous has resulted in an unwanted pregnancy. Angie, a Macy's shop girl, searches f... Read full article


Oscar Blogathon: Best Actress 1963: Natalie Wood in, Love with the Proper Stranger(1963).

By Dawn on Feb 25, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Natalie Wood, had a long Hollywood career. Her versatility served her well, maybe because she began performing in movies by the age of four and was a successful child actor in films such as, Miracle on 34th Street (1947). She also gave a wonderful performance in, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), which ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Mama Rossini: Ask him would he like a piece of cake or something.
Angie Rossini: Would you like a piece of cake or something?


Angie Rossini: [listening to the song "Love with the Proper Stranger] That's what love is - bells and banjos playing? How they brainwash you! And here I spend my whole life like a nut waiting for what? A stranger.


Rocky Papasano: You look so... what am I gonna tell ya? you look like a women
Angie Rossini: [bursts out laughing] how can you manage to make a compliment sound like a slap in the face?
Rocky Papasano: What did I say? you look like a women. My apologies, excuse me, you look like a man.


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Facts about

Unclear whether this a bizarre coincidence or inside joke, but when character played by 'Natalie Wood ' is taking taxi home from the abortionist, cab passes a large billboard advertising a movie starring Wood's former (and future) husband 'Robert Wagner'.
Tom Bosley's movie debut.
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