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Shooting dates: June - August 7, 1958
and Carlo travel to
first extended visit in the Big Apple.
Lumet made an effort to reduce the gloss
that is usually associated with Loren's films by shooting on location
considers her pairing with Tab Hunter as the weakest of all her fims
with hopeless and negative chemistry.
wants to team Sophia with Shirley MacLaine but Ponti does not accept
any actress getthing co-star billing with Sophia. At Lumet's
recommendation, Barabara Nichols gets the part.
"If it had been a winner at the box office -- trust me -- nobody would have been questioning whether I belonged in Sophia Loren's arms."
"That Kind of Woman (Ponti-Girosi;
Time, 21 sep 1959
"... the only good reason for seeing That Kind of Woman is Sophia Loren. I do not know how long it is going to last, but so far I still feel that I could watch her until Lollobrigida is a grandma."
The Gleaner, 24 dec 1959.
"Sophia Loren, one of the dynamic creatures Italy produces and Hollywood eats up, plays the gal a rich man is showering with the luxuries
Nadine Subotnik, Cedar Rapids Gazette, 10 oct 1959
"Playing the title role is the stunning Sophia Loren who has an opportunity to look her most glamorous as the beautifully plumed "bird in the gilded cage."
The Bridgeport Telegram, 19 sep 1959
"The role filled by Sophia gives her a wonderful opportunity to show her many charms to great advantage."
Bob Smith, Ames Daily Tribune, 10 nov 1959
"Also adding to the favorable effect is a fine performance by Miss Loren, a remarkably good portrayal by Hunter and capable supporting characterizations by Barbara Nichols, Jack Warden and Keenan Wynn."
Syracuse Herald-Journal, 8 oct 1959