GenreComedy, Western ProducerWalter Shenson CountryUnited Kingdom
Release date1969 Based onA Talent for Loving by Richard Condon WriterRichard Condon (novel), Jack Rose (screenplay) CastRichard Widmark, Caroline Munro, Genevieve Page, Cesar Romero, Fran Jeffries Similar moviesRichard Widmark appears in A Talent for Loving and Once Upon a Texas Train
A Talent for Loving (1969) is a British-American comedy Western film directed by Richard Quine, and based on the 1961 parodic Western novel A Talent for Loving, or The Great Cowboy Race by Richard Condon, who also wrote the screenplay. The film stars Richard Widmark, Chaim Topol and Cesar Romero. The home video version of the film (Simitar Entertainment) is re-titled "Gun Crazy" and has been edited to 95 minutes.
In December 1965, Walter Shenson offered "A Talent for Loving" to Brian Epstein as a film vehicle for The Beatles and it was rejected unanimously.
A gambler named Patten wins the deed to a Mexico ranch, but finds a curse has been placed on the place. Don Jose must marry off his beautiful, nymphomaniacal daughter to permanently free her of the curse.