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Of Love and Desire (1963)

94 min | Drama

American engineer Steve Corey comes to Mexico to work at one of the mining projects owned by Katherine Beckman and her half-brother Paul. He meets Katherine, and the man he is replacing, Bill Maxton, tells him that Katherine is his for the...See moreAmerican engineer Steve Corey comes to Mexico to work at one of the mining projects owned by Katherine Beckman and her half-brother Paul. He meets Katherine, and the man he is replacing, Bill Maxton, tells him that Katherine is his for the asking..."all you have to do is touch her---she goes off like fireworks. There were plenty of guys before me, and there'll be plenty after me." Steve finds Katherine as advertised but he falls in love with her. Once he sees that the romance is for real, brother Paul is more than a little displeased at this turn of events and brings back one of Katherine's earlier flames, Gus Cole, to tempt Katherine away from Steve. Half-siblings Katherine and Paul are carrying some baggage from the past it appears. Actually, it is more than appearances and Paul spells it right out before them. Written by Les Adams See less
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Updated Sep 11, 1963

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Sep 11, 1963 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Merle Oberon
Katherine Beckmann Katherine Beckmann   See fewer
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Steve Cochran
Steve Corey Steve Corey   See fewer
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Curd Jürgens
Paul Beckmann (as Curt Jurgens) Paul Beckmann (as Curt Jurgens)   See fewer
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John Agar
Gus Cole Gus Cole   See fewer
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Steve Brodie
Bill Maxton (as Steve Brody) Bill Maxton (as Steve Brody)   See fewer
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Eduardo Noriega
Mr. Dominguez (as Edward Noriega) Mr. Dominguez (as Edward Noriega)   See fewer
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Rebeca Iturbide
Mrs. Renard (as Rebecca Iturbide) Mrs. Renard (as Rebecca Iturbide)   See fewer
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Elsa Cárdenas
Mrs. Domínguez (as Elsa Cardenas) Mrs. Domínguez (as Elsa Cardenas)   See fewer
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Tony Carbajal
Dr. Renard Dr. Renard   See fewer
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Félix González
Engineer (as Felix Gonzalez) Engineer (as Felix Gonzalez)   See fewer
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Felipe de Flores
Julio (as Felipe Flores) Julio (as Felipe Flores)   See fewer
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José Chávez
Barber Who Cuts Katherine's Hair (uncredited) Barber Who Cuts Katherine's Hair (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.3 / 10 | 106 votes