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Lover Come Back (1961) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Delbert Mann and produced by Martin Melcher, Stanley Shapiro and Robert Arthur.

Academy Awards 1961 --- Ceremony Number 34 (source: AMPAS)

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Best WritingStanley Shapiro, Paul HenningNominated
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Lover Come Back (1961)

By Beatrice on Jul 14, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Lover Come Back Directed by Delbert Mann Written by Stanley Shapiro and Saul Henning 1961/USA 7 Pictures Inc/Nob Hill Productions/Arwin Productions First viewing/Netflix rental This is the middle film of the three early 60’s “sex comedies” that Rock Hudson and Doris Day made to... Read full article


Rock Hudson in Pillow Talk (1959) and Lover Come Back (1961)

By Michaela on Sep 28, 2016 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

As much as I wanted to be scholarly while writing this piece, I soon discovered that it was pretty hard to do, strictly on a personal level. You see, talking about Rock Hudson is something I love to do, but it can be difficult to leave his personal life out of the discussion. Because I adore Hudson,... Read full article


Mixed bag: Cain and Mabel (1936), Tempest (1982), Send Me No Flowers (1964), Pillow Talk (1959), Tenth Avenue Angel (1948), Love Story (1970), Lover Come Back (1961)

By Lindsey on Jan 18, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

Originally published on recollective.tumblr.com, January 7, 2012 Watched January 5, 2012 Cain and Mabel (1936): 3/5; This movie as a whole didn’t grab me. Clark Gable and Marion Davies are captivating as usual, but I could tell how the film was going to play out the minute I started watching ... Read full article


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Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: Congratulate me, boy. I've saved the day! I've been working with my lawyers and we've come up with an ironclad document that will hold up in any court. This solves everything.
Jerry Webster: Great. What is it?
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: A full and complete confession. Sign.
Jerry Webster: Are you kidding? I could go to jail for five years.
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: No. That's covered in here. We make a deal with the judge. Two years. Sign.
[puts pen in Jerry's hand]
Jerry Webster: Forget it.
[throws pen]
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: Two years! It's like being drafted. Think of me as your commander in chief. Greetings from the president. Sign.
[puts pen back in Jerry's hand and tries to manipulate it to force a signature]
Hadley: I couldn't find Dr. Tyler anywhere. The guy has disappeared.
Jerry Webster: That tears it!
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: Hadley.
[opens window]
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: Step over to the window.
Hadley: Mr. Ramsey I told you. I am not going to jump!
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: You don't have to jump. I'll trip you. Huh? Double indemnity. Your wife will be loaded. Kids'll go to college. Right? Come on, boy! Run!
[holds up his leg in front of the window]
Jerry Webster: Pete, knock it off!
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: [to Jerry] You won't sign.
[to Hadley]
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: You won't jump. I'm surrounded by traitors.


Jerry Webster: Okay, so I've sewn a few wild oats.
Carol Templeton: A few? You could qualify for a farm loan!


Dr. Melnick: What are you doing up there, Peter?
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: I'm the king of the elevator.


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