Mans Favorite Sport

Mans Favorite Sport is Howard Hawks’ 43rd film

Mans Favorite Sport premiered Jan 29, 1964 in Miami.

Mans Favorite Sport

Paula Prentiss in a publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport

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

Mans Favorite Sport

Maria Perschy as Isolde “Easy” Mueller in Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Charlene Holt as Tex Connors in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

Maria Perschy in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

Mans Favorite Sport

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

Mans Favorite Sport

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

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Rock Hudson is a fishing expert who doesn’t actually fish in Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

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Charlene Holt in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964)

This is the first of three successive films Charlene made with Howard Hawks.  She was also in his next two films, Red Line 7000, and El Dorado.  Unfortunately it did not lead to much of a career post-Hawks, as she was a strong Hawksian female, especially in El Dorado.

Mans Favorite Sport

Roscoe Carns in a promo still for Man’s Favorite Sport. Roscoe was in two other Howard Hawks comedies - His Girl Friday and Twentieth Century.

Roscoe Karns as Major Phipps in an original publicity still for Mans Favorite Sport (1964).

Roscoe was in two other Hawks comedies, Twentieth Century (1934) and His Girl Friday (1939)