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That Touch of Mink (1962) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Delbert Mann and produced by Martin Melcher, Stanley Shapiro, Edward Muhl and Robert Arthur.

Academy Awards 1962 --- Ceremony Number 35 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Alexander Golitzen, Robert Clatworthy; Set Decoration: George MiloNominated
Best WritingStanley Shapiro, Nate MonasterNominated
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Classic Films in Focus: THAT TOUCH OF MINK (1962)

By Jennifer Garlen on Nov 21, 2020 From Virtual Virago

It's hard to imagine a more charming duo than Cary Grant and Doris Day, and That Touch of Mink (1962) is a perfectly entertaining example of their respective talents in the romantic comedy genre, even if both stars made more memorable outings in other pictures. Director Delbert Mann's comedy of erro... Read full article


The Women of Old Hollywood: Doris Day in That Touch of Mink

By Amanda Garrett on Apr 5, 2018 From Old Hollywood Films

Doris Day and Cary Grant in a lobby card for That Touch of Mink (1962). This article is part of The Doris Day Blogathon hosted by Love Letters to Old Hollywood. It's also part of my series on Women in old Hollywood. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, actor and singer Doris Day created a chara... Read full article


That Touch of Mink (1962)

By Beatrice on Oct 16, 2017 From Flickers in Time

That Touch of Mink Directed by Delbert Mann Written by Stanley Shapiro and Nate Monaster 1962/USA Granley Company/Arwin Productions/Nob Hill Productions Inc. First viewing/Netflix rental Right before being a 40-year-old virgin was just plain embarrassing, Doris Day was tempting some mighty hand... Read full article


That Touch of Mink(1962).

By Dawn Sample on May 28, 2013 From Noir and Chick Flicks

That Touch of Mink(1962). Romantic/comedy starring Cary Grant and Doris Day, and directed by Delbert Mann. The film co-stars Gig Young, John Astin, Audrey Meadows and Dick Sargent. In addition, baseball stars Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris and Yogi Berra make cameo appearances. Standing on a street cor... Read full article


Cinema Style File--Doris Day Dons Norman Norell in 1962's THAT TOUCH OF MINK

on Nov 23, 2011 From GlamAmor

One of the missions of GlamAmor is to bring attention to the amount of cross over that exists between costume design in film and fashion. Since the days of Old Hollywood, inspiration has most often come from the movies first to then influence a trend in mainstream fashion. An example of this would... Read full article


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Quotes from

Cathy Timberlake: How would you feel? Here I am, he practically runs me down and then drives right away! And doesn't have the decency to apologise himself. Furthermore I have a job interview and have to go like this. He doesn't care.
Roger: Ohhh...
Cathy Timberlake: You know what I'd like to do?
Roger: Throw the money in his face?
Cathy Timberlake: Exactly! I'd like to throw that money right in his face.
Roger: Would you?
Cathy Timberlake: Yes, I would.
Roger: I've waited seven years for this moment. You come with me!


Cathy Timberlake: And I'm unstable. What kind of mother would I make for our children?
Philip Shayne: Well we'll try three or four if that doesn't work out, we'll breed poodles.


Cathy Timberlake: Where's the Manager?
Philip Shayne: I think he's hiding.


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Facts about

When Roger (Gig Young)is showing Cathy (Doris Day) the list of potential husbands for her, we learn that one of the names on the list is Rock Hudson, Day's co-star in Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers.
Rock Hudson had expected to be cast as Philip, but director Delbert Mann wanted Cary Grant.
Cary Grant hated the finished film.
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