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The Mating Game (1959)

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96 min | Comedy, Romance

An uptight IRS agent is ordered to investigate a rural family in debt to the government...but the family - including lovely daughter Mariette - help him loosen up.
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Writers
William Roberts (screenplay) | H.E. Bates (novel "The Darling Buds of May")
Cinematographer
Robert J. Bronner (as Robert Bronner)
Editor
John McSweeney Jr. (as John McSweeney)
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Release date
Apr 29, 1959 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Debbie Reynolds
Mariette Larkin Mariette Larkin   See fewer
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Tony Randall
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Paul Douglas
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Fred Clark
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Una Merkel
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Philip Ober
Wendell Burnshaw Wendell Burnshaw   See fewer
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Philip Coolidge
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Charles Lane
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Trevor Bardette
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Addison Powell
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Rickey Murray
Lee Larkin Lee Larkin   See fewer
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Donald Losby
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Cheryl Bailey
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Caryl Bailey
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Robert Carson
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7 / 10 | 1,238 votes