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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)

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, 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: I told you sex would get you in nothing but trouble.

Jerry Webster: Your trouble is that you're still living in the shadow of your Father. You're even afraid to get rid of his old car.
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: You don't realize how completely he dominated me ever since I was a little boy. Just once I spoke back to him. He cut a switch from a tree and gave me such a whipping, in front of this girl. It was a shattering experience.
Jerry Webster: Pete, all kids get whippings.
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: But I was twenty five, the girl was my fiancé.

Carol Templeton: Think he'll like it?
Millie, Carol's Secretary: Well if he doesn't, he's been taking the wrong kind of chemicals.

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