Teacher's Pet Overview:

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)

By Google profile on Aug 3, 2008 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

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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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.


James Gannon: Morning. Hangover?
Dr. Hugo Pine: Calling what I have a 'hangover' is like referring to the Johnstown flood as a slight drizzle.


Erica Stone: Newspapers can't compete in reporting what happened any more, but they can and should tell the public why it happened.


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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.
The character of Jim Gannon was originally supposed to be a reporter. However, when veteran star Clark Gable was cast it was decided to make him an editor instead.
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