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Movies: “Love Is a Ball”

Mar. 26, 1963 - A wealthy young beauty who wants to be a race-car driver is portrayed by Hope Lange in the madcap comedy “Love Is a Ball,” which opens this week. As Mad Millie, richest girl in the world, Hope meets her match in the person of Glenn Ford, Grand Prix winner masquerading as a chauffeur and handyman. The haughty heiress is humbled when she accompanies the champion on a thrilling ride around the hairpin curves of the Grande Corniche on the French Riviera. Charles Boyer, Ricardo Montalban, Telly Savalas, and Ulla Jacobsson are other principals.


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