The Love Machine (film)

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The Love Machine
The Love Machine.jpg
Directed byJack Haley, Jr.
Produced byM.J. Frankovich
Irving Mansfield (executive producer)
Written bySamuel A. Taylor
StarringJohn Phillip Law
Dyan Cannon
Robert Ryan
Jackie Cooper
David Hemmings
Music byArtie Butler (also song "Amanda's Theme")
Mark Lindsay (song "Amanda's Theme")
Bryan Wells (song "He's Movin' On")-Vocals performed by Dionne Warwick
CinematographyCharles Lang
Edited byDavid E. Blewitt
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date(s)August 14, 1971
Running time108 minutes
 
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The Love Machine
The Love Machine.jpg
Directed byJack Haley, Jr.
Produced byM.J. Frankovich
Irving Mansfield (executive producer)
Written bySamuel A. Taylor
StarringJohn Phillip Law
Dyan Cannon
Robert Ryan
Jackie Cooper
David Hemmings
Music byArtie Butler (also song "Amanda's Theme")
Mark Lindsay (song "Amanda's Theme")
Bryan Wells (song "He's Movin' On")-Vocals performed by Dionne Warwick
CinematographyCharles Lang
Edited byDavid E. Blewitt
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date(s)August 14, 1971
Running time108 minutes

The Love Machine is a 1971 film adaptation of the Jacqueline Susann novel The Love Machine. Written by Samuel A. Taylor and directed by Jack Haley, Jr., it starred John Phillip Law, Dyan Cannon, Robert Ryan, Jackie Cooper, and David Hemmings.

Plot[edit]

Robin Stone works at a powerful TV network doing the news. He encounters an array of women, among them Judith Austin, the wife of a network executive.

Judith asks her husband Greg to promote Robin and he does so. Robin and Judith then get into an extramarital affair while her husband is in the hospital for cardiac care.

Robin's girlfriend Amanda catches on to what is happening, leaving Robin to face those who resent his sexual promiscuity, including his boss.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Two weeks into producton of the film actor Brian Kelly who was to play Robin Stone was involved in a near fatal motorcycle accident and replaced by John Phillip Law.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ p. 45 Manners, Dorothy John Phillip Law Wears "Square" Mold Quite Well Toledo Blade Jun 20, 1971


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