A Touch of Class

A Touch of Class

Director: Melvin Frank Cast: George Segal, Glenda Jackson, Paul Sorvino

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Overview

Producer/director Melvin Frank struck box-office gold when he teamed George Segal with Glenda Jackson in A Touch of Class. Segal plays married insurance executive Steve Blackburn, who can't seem to avoid bumping into divorced fashion designer Vicki Allessio (Glenda Jackson) wherever he goes. Finally bowing to the inevitable, Steve and Vicki fall in love. He suggests a romantic rendezvous in Spain...but nothing, absolutely nothing, goes as planned. A comedy of errors ending on an unexpected note of pathos, A Touch of Class was nominated for four Academy Awards, and earned Glenda Jackson a Best Actress Oscar.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/10/2019
UPC: 0883929690213
Original Release: 1973
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:46:00
Sales rank: 5,560

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George Segal Steve Blackburn
Glenda Jackson Vicki Allessio
Paul Sorvino Walter Menkes
Hildegard Neil Gloria Blackburn
Cec Linder Wendell Thompson
Eve Karpf Miss Ramos
K Callan Patty Menkes
David Healy American
Donald Hewlett Spencer Birdsall
John Sterland Actor
Mary Barclay Martha Thompson
Samantha Weyson Josie Blackburn
Michael McVey Billy Blackburn
Edward Kemp Michael Allessio
Lisa Vanderpump Julia Allessio
Michael Elwyn Cecil
Nadim Sawalha Night Hotel Manager
Ian Thompson Derek
Gaye Brown Dora French
David de Keyser Dr. Alvarez

Technical Credits
Melvin Frank Director,Producer,Screenwriter
George Barrie Songwriter
Bill Butler Editor
Sammy Cahn Songwriter
John Cameron Score Composer
Austin Dempster Cinematographer
Peter Howitt Set Decoration/Design
Terence Marsh Production Designer
Ruth Myers Costumes/Costume Designer
Simon Relph Asst. Director
Jack Rose Screenwriter
Tony Sforzini Makeup
Peter Sutton Sound/Sound Designer
Alan Tomkins Art Director

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A Touch of Class 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Though the film has weathered a bit in the last 30+ years, "A Touch of Class" still remains a bright, romantic comedy with sparkling performances by Glenda Jackson (Best Actress Oscar) and George Segal as a pair of clandestine lovers in a London-Spain tryst. Their quarrelsome 'brief encounter' in sunny Spain is still quite deft and Jackson and Segal are very appealing as the couple. The screenplay by Melvin Frank and Jack Rose is not invariably sophisticated, but it's great fun most of the way. The film surprisingly received five Academy Award nominations in 1973 including Best Picture and Best Screenplay and was an unexpected box-office hit and ran for months. Glenda's second Oscar win still remains as one of the biggest upsets in Academy history. She didn't even bother to show up to collect her prize, later comparing the event to "a public hanging." [filmfactsman]