Love Is a Ball is a romantic comedy film that focuses on Etienne Pimm (Charles Boyer), a man who matches up unsuspecting wealthy women with indigent men. His newest potential couple is Milly Mehaffey (Hope Lange) and Duke Gaspard Ducluzeau (Ricardo Montalban). Determined to give Duke a makeover, teach him proper etiquette and improve Duke's English, Etienne, along with his assistant Janine (Ulla Jacobsson), hire Julian Soames (John Wood). Milly begins to spend time with a racecar driver, making Etienne realize Duke must learn how to drive, so he hires former racing champion, John Lathrop Davis (Glenn Ford) to teach him. As Etienne tries to make Duke more desirable to Milly, she begins to show interest in another man, putting Etienne's whole plan in jeopardy. Determined to get Milly and Duke together, Etienne begins to alter his plan.Will Milly learn the truth of Etienne's deceitfulness? Watch Love Is a Ball to find out.