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Easy Living (1949)




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In the film based on a story by Irwin Shaw, a has-been football player (Victor Mature) tries to adjust to normal life but finds his progress impeded by his wife (Lizabeth Scott) and secretary (Lucille Ball).

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Victor Mature
as Pete Wilson
Lizabeth Scott
as Liza Wilson
Lloyd Nolan
as Lenahan
Sonny Tufts
as Tim "Pappy" McCarr, Tim McCarr
Paul Stewart
as Dave Argus, Argus
Jack Paar
as Scoop Spooner
Jeff Donnell
as Penny McCarr
Art Baker
as Howard Vollmer
Gordon Jones
as Bill Holloran
Don Beddoe
as Jaegar
Richard Erdman
as Buddy Morgan
Julia Dean
as Mrs. Belle Ryan
Everett Glass
as Virgil Ryan
Jim Backus
as Dr. Franklin
Michael St. Angel
as Gilbert Vollmer
Russell Thorson
as Hunk Edwards
June Bright
as Billy Duane
Dick Ryan
as Bartender
Los Angeles Rams
as Themselves
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Critic Reviews for Easy Living

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

But perhaps the most persuasive thing about "Easy Living" is the forthright depiction of professional football as a stimulating, cash-on-the-line business, one Mr. Schnee seems to understand from locker room to goalpost.

August 16, 2019 | Full Review…

A movie far above the average, it just misses being a fine picture.

June 23, 2020 | Full Review…

It's made with a great pulse, but lacks the height of Jacques Tourmeur's other unforgettable films. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Sometimes interesting but sexist tale about football, with some good Tourneur touches.

July 6, 2010 | Full Review…

This would-be intelligent soap opera tale about the early days of pro football never reaches a boil.

August 22, 2005 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Easy Living

Solid drama with Lucy excellent as Victor Mature's secretary who carries a torch for him and Lizabeth Scott silky rotten as his grasping wife.

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