Cactus Flower (1969) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Gene Saks and produced by M.J. Frankovich.
The film was based on the play of the same name written by Abe Burrows performed at the Royale Theatre, NY & Longacre Theatre, NY from Dec 8, 1965 - Nov 23, 1968.
Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actress||Goldie Hawn||Won|
Missing Billy Wilder in "Cactus Flower"By Rick29 on Feb 10, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
Goldie Hawn as Toni. I.A.L. Diamond co-wrote some pretty amazing screenplays--his work includes The Apartment and Some Like It Hot. Of course, his writing partner on those films was a guy named Billy Wilder. Mr. Diamond also occasionally branched out on his own. That was the case with the 1969 come... Read full article
The Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon: Cactus FlowerBy Annmarie Gatti on Aug 29, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Ingrid Bergman as the ‘uptight outta sight’ Miss Dickinson… in Cactus Flower… Cactus Flower, starring Walter Matthau, Goldie Hawn and the lovely Ingrid Bergman Why do I love this film? Well, there are so many reasons… the spiraling-out-of-control plot, the witty dialog,... Read full article
“Cactus Flower” (1969)By Amy on Jul 30, 2013 From Random Pictures
Unexpected gem: Cactus Flower, directed by Gene Saks, viewed thanks to Turner Classic Movies. Saks, who also directed Barefoot in the Park (1967) and The Odd Couple (1968), worked a fair amount with writer/producer Neil Simon. More recently, he played Woody Allen’s father in Deconstructing Har... Read full article
Cactus Flower (1969)By Kristen on Sep 21, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film
Cactus Flower made my TCM Top Twelve back in June and boy did I wait too long to watch it. ?I?thoroughly?enjoyed this story of mistaken identity, gender studies, and a delightful Goldie Hawn as a confused girl simply looking for love. ?The film does provide easy outs as the film comes to its conclus... Read full article
CACTUS FLOWER (1969) and GOLDIE HAWN FUN FACTS.By Dawn on Dec 7, 2009 From Noir and Chick Flicks
Goldie Hawn, was born November 21, 1945 in Washinton D.C. to Laura Steinhoff a jewelry shop/dance school owner and Edward Rutledge Hawn, a band musician. She has one sister, Patricia. By the age of three Goldie was taking ballet and tap dance lessons, and by the time she turned ten, she was dancing ... Read full article
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Stephanie: Well, it's always a shock when it happens to someone you know.
Dr. Julian Winston: I'm a bastard, the biggest bastard in the whole world.
Toni Simmons: Julian, please, you're starting to make it sound like bragging.
Dr. Julian Winston: I need a wife... temporarily... 15 to 20 minutes...
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Making this movie was the first time Ingrid Bergman had been on a Hollywood sound stage since the 1940s - all her subsequent films up to that point had been made in Europe, even those for American studios.
The three kids seen behind the GTO in the GM 5th Avenue showroom during Walter Matthau and Goldie Hawn's NY walkabout are David and Jenny Matthau and I.A.L. Diamond's son Paul.
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