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The Tender Trap (1955)

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111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Charlie Reader is a successful theater agent. He is also successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe, married with three children. Joe falls in love with Charlie's girl Sylvia while Charlie spends his time ...See moreCharlie Reader is a successful theater agent. He is also successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe, married with three children. Joe falls in love with Charlie's girl Sylvia while Charlie spends his time with young actress Julie. Written by Mattias Thuresson See less
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Writers
Julius J. Epstein (screenplay) (as Julius Epstein) | Max Shulman (play) | Robert Paul Smith (play)
Cinematographer
Paul Vogel (as Paul C. Vogel)
Editor
John D. Dunning (as John Dunning)
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Updated Nov 4, 1955

Release date
Nov 4, 1955 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Frank Sinatra
Charlie Y. Reader Charlie Y. Reader   See fewer
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Debbie Reynolds
Julie Gillis Julie Gillis   See fewer
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David Wayne
Joe McCall Joe McCall   See fewer
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Celeste Holm
Sylvia Crewes Sylvia Crewes   See fewer
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Jarma Lewis
Jessica Collins Jessica Collins   See fewer
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Lola Albright
Poppy Masters Poppy Masters   See fewer
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Howard St. John
Mr. Sayers Mr. Sayers   See fewer
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Joey Faye
Sol Z. Steiner Sol Z. Steiner   See fewer
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Tom Helmore
Mr. Loughran Mr. Loughran   See fewer
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Willard Sage
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Marc Wilder
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Jack Boyle
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Bette Arlen
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Bill Baldwin
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Madge Blake
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Leonard Bremen
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John Bromfield
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Herbert Butterfield
Minister (voice) (uncredited) Minister (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oliver Cross
Elevator Boy (uncredited) Elevator Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrest Draper
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Hal Floyd
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Stuart Hall
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Sam Harris
Spectator at Home Show (uncredited) Spectator at Home Show (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gil Herman
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Stuart Holmes
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Kostrick
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Gustave Lax
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Don Lynch
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May McAvoy
Visitor to Home Show (uncredited) Visitor to Home Show (uncredited)   See fewer
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King Mojave
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George Peters
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Max Power
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Dan Quigg
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Gordon Richards
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Benny Rubin
Mr. Wilson (uncredited) Mr. Wilson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erin Selwyn
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Reginald Simpson
Stage Manager (uncredited) Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Sully
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Hal Taggart
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Phil Tead
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Arthur Tovey
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Edwin Tuttle
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Dave White
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Esther Williams
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Wilson Wood
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6.4 / 10 | 2,141 votes