Tag Archives: Doris Day

The Funny Papers: Cinematic Fascination with The Big (and Sometimes Blended) Family

The Funny Papers: Cinematic Fascination with The Big (and Sometimes Blended) Family When my husband and I married a dozen years ago, we were each going to the altar for the second time. We became a blended family, bringing with … Continue reading

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The Directors’ Chair: The Man Who Knew Too Much

“THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH” ( 1956 ) ~ QUE SERA SERA Why? Because you’re the affable, all-American James Stewart, that’s why. I’ve no real clue why Stewart’s picked, other than he’s a great foil to get pushed around … Continue reading

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Cooking With the Stars: Doris Day’s Green and Gold Salad

Cooking With the Stars: Doris Day’s Green and Gold Salad Top of the morning, classic movie fans! It’s March, I wanted to bring out another Old Hollywood recipe for you all to try. Last year I paid tribute to Maureen … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude: Doris Day in Musicals

Musical Interlude: Doris Day in Musicals As a teen, Doris Day had dreams of becoming a dancer, but after her leg was broken in an accident when a train hit her car, her original plan of heading to Hollywood to … Continue reading

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Dynamic Duos in Classic Film: Doris Day and Rock Hudson

Doris Day and Rock Hudson: Always Good for a Smile I’m not exactly sure when I first ‘discovered’ the Doris Day/Rock Hudson romantic comedies, but I do remember that it was at some point in my childhood when my parents … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: Make Love, Not War – The Sex Comedies of the Sixties

Make Love, Not War: The Sex Comedies of the Sixties Doris Day Wedged between the cookie-cutter conformities of the fifties and the Women’s Lib movement of the funky seventies, the swinging sixties exploded into history. The film world has a … Continue reading

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TCM Star of the Month: Rock Hudson

  Rock Hudson: The Tale of Two Legacies  As I’m sure you are well aware, every month Turner Classic Movies celebrates a certain star from the classic era. For an entire month TCM dedicates their Thursday prime-time slot to one … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Child Actress Kym Karath

  Born August 4, 1958, Child Actress Kym Karath! Kym Karath is probably best known for her role as the youngest Von Trapp, Gretl, in The Sound of Music… Why am I always last? -Kym Karath as Gretl in The … Continue reading

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