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Two Loves is a 1961 American drama film directed by Charles Walters and starring Shirley MacLaine, Laurence Harvey, Jack Hawkins, and Nobu McCarthy. It is based on the book Spinster by Sylvia Ashton-Warner. It was entered into the 11th Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Two Loves
Two Loves FilmPoster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byCharles Walters
Produced byJulian Blaustein
Screenplay byBen Maddow
Based onSpinster
by Sylvia Ashton-Warner
StarringShirley MacLaine
Laurence Harvey
Jack Hawkins
Nobu McCarthy
Music byBronislau Kaper
CinematographyJoseph Ruttenberg
Edited byFredric Steinkamp
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn Mayer
Release date
  • June 21, 1961 (1961-06-21)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$2 million[1]
Box office$1 million[1]



Box officeEdit

The film earned $425,000 in the US and Canada and $650,000 elsewhere resulting in a loss of $1,773,000.[1]


In a 2011 interview with the Naples Daily News, MacLaine referred to the film as "a terrible movie no one has ever heard of."[3]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  2. ^ " Awards for Two Loves". Retrieved January 24, 2010.
  3. ^ Foerster, Jonathan (February 9, 2011). "Shirley MacLaine isn't getting old, she's just advanced". Naples Daily News. Retrieved June 27, 2017.

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