111 mins N/A What a Way to Go! | 1963 Comedy, Musical A very wealthy widow retells her life with the four different husbands who made her rich. 111 mins N/A Director: J Lee Thompson Writers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Gwen Davis Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Paul Newman, Robert Mitchum | See full cast & crew » Awards: 2 Oscar nominations. | full awards » Jump to Related Articles Photos Cast & Crew 2Awards Synopsis Cast Shirley MacLaine ... Louisa Actor Paul Newman ... Larry Flint Actor Robert Mitchum ... Rod Anderson Actor Dean Martin ... Leonard Crawley Actor Gene Kelly ... Jerry Benson Actor Robert Cummings ... Doctor Steffanson Actor Dick Van Dyke ... Edgar Hopper Actor Reginald Gardiner ... Painter Actor Margaret Dumont ... Mrs Foster Actor Lou Nova ... Trentino Actor Fifi D'Orsay ... Baroness Actor Maurice Marsac ... Rene Actor Full Cast & Crew Director J Lee Thompson Director Full Cast & Crew Writers Betty Comden Screenplay Adolph Green Screenplay Full Cast & Crew Company 20th Century Fox Studio Full Cast & Crew Synopsis A very wealthy widow retells her life with the four different husbands who made her rich.