Lover Come Back Overview:

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

Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: [Blows Horn]
Jerry Webster: What is that?
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: The mating call of the Moose.
[Blows Horn]
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: This call is absolutely irresistible. Your bull Moose will run for twenty miles, he will crash through any barrier to get to the source of this call.
[Blows Horn]
Jerry Webster: And what happens if he gets there?
Peter 'Pete' Ramsey: I take his Picture.
Jerry Webster: Pete, he's not running twenty miles to get photographed. Now I suggest you stop blowing that horn.

Carol Templeton: You kissed me and I was thrilled!
Jerry Webster: A kiss? What does that prove? It's like finding out you can light a stove. It doesn't make you a cook.

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