Latin Lovers (1953 film)

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Latin Lovers
Latin Lovers 1953 poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Produced by Joe Pasternak
Written by Isobel Lennart
Starring Lana Turner
Ricardo Montalban
John Lund
Louis Calhern
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Cinematography Joseph Ruttenberg
Edited by John McSweeney Jr.
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
August 25, 1953
Running time
104 min
Country USA
Language English
Budget $1,769,000[1]
Box office $2,089,000[1]

Latin Lovers is a Technicolor 1953 romantic musical comedy film made by MGM. It was directed by Mervyn LeRoy, and written by Isobel Lennart. The music score is by Nicholas Brodszky, and the cinematographer was Joseph Ruttenberg.

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Fernando Lamas was originally cast in the role that Ricardo Montalban played. Lamas and Lana Turner were lovers and when they broke up, she insisted he be replaced.[2]


According to MGM records the film earned $1,056,000 in the US and Canada and $1,033,000 elsewhere, resulting to a loss of $837,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .
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