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Teacher's Pet (1958) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by George Seaton and produced by George Seaton and William Perlberg.

Academy Awards 1958 --- Ceremony Number 31 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorGig YoungNominated
Best WritingFay Kanin, Michael KaninNominated
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Clark Gable is Doris Day's... Teacher's Pet (1958)

By Michaela on Sep 1, 2016 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

No, you don't need your eyes checked, you read my title right -- Clark Gable and Doris Day made a movie together, and you know what? It's really good. When I first heard of this film, I was thrilled. I mean, Doris and Gable worked together? But then a bit of dread set in. Will this be super terrible... Read full article


Sexiest Scenes in Film History: Teacher's Pet (1957)

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About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. I think the picture and its caption are self-explanatory don't you think? What could have turned out to be a boring movie with a young Doris Day still trying to find her stride as a romant... Read full article


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James Gannon: [providing an impromptu lesson to Barney] By the way, you heard about it, didn't you?
Barney Kovac: What?
James Gannon: Found him dead.
Barney Kovac: Who?
James Gannon: Boss.
Barney Kovac: No kidding. When?
James Gannon: Two minutes ago.
Barney Kovac: Where did they find him?
James Gannon: In his office.
Barney Kovac: What did happen?
James Gannon: Some dame shot him.
James Gannon: Some dame sho... Why?
James Gannon: Barney, you have just asked me six very important questions: who, what, where, when, how, and why. That's what every news story should answer.


James Gannon: How could you give up a real newspaper job for teaching?
Erica Stone: Well, that's a very good question, Mr. Gallagher. Maybe for the same reason that occasionally a musician wants to be a conductor, he wants to hear a hundred people play music the way he hears it.


Dr. Hugo Pine: To me, journalism is, ah, like a hangover. You can read about it for years, but until you've actually experienced it, you have no conception of what it's really like.


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Many critics questioned why Erica would have been treating Gannon as a young journalistic prodigy when he is clearly close to retirement age.
The movie was deliberately filmed in black & white in an attempt to disguise Clark Gable's age and weight.
Although most critics felt that Clark Gable was badly miscast due to his age, his performance was judged good enough for Burt Lancaster to cast him as a dying submarine captain in Run Silent Run Deep.
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