Mans Favorite Sport

foreign poster for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

foreign lobby card for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

foreign lobby card for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss on Lake Wackapoogie in Mans Favorite Sport (1964).

Mans Favorite Sport

Maria Perschy, Charlene Holt and Rock Hudson in a publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Norman Alden as fake John Screaming Eagle greets fake fishing expert Rock Hudson as Roger Willoughby at the entrance to Lake Wackapoogie in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss in Mans Favorite Sport (1964).

I recently re-watched Rock and Doris Day in their second film together, Lover Come Back (1961). It was disappointing and dated, wbile Rock’s film with Howard Hawks has a contemporary freshness, and it’s funnier.

Mans Favorite Sport

foreign flyer for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Paula Prentiss as Abigail Page in a publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

The back of this publicity still reads

1919-23 MAN’S FAVORITE SPORT? UNIVERSAL STUDIO

In her expensive San Francisco apartment, Cahrles Holt mixes martinis for a gentleman caller.

A scene from “Man’s Favorite Sport?,” starring Rock Hudson and Paula Prentiss. A Howard Hawks Production released by Universal.

(Charlene was in three Howard Hawks movies, including Red Line 7000 and El Dorado, the most of any actress in Hawks’ career.

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foreign lobby card for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

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Forrest Lewis, John McGiver, Rock Hudson, Roscoe Karns and Paula Prentiss in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

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Rock Hudson as fraudulent fishing master Roger Willoughby in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)