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)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen, Robert Clatworthy; Set Decoration: George Milo||Nominated|
|Best Writing||Stanley Shapiro, Nate Monaster||Nominated|
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 MinkBy 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 MINKon 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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Cathy Timberlake: Yes.
Mr. Everett Beasley: Did you turn down any jobs?
Cathy Timberlake: No.
Mr. Everett Beasley: Are you busy tonight?
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Mr. Everett Beasley: Would you like to stop off at my place?
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Connie Emerson: Men take one look at you and all of a sudden their wives don't understand them.
Cathy Timberlake: Where's the Manager?
Philip Shayne: I think he's hiding.
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In her autobiography, Doris Day wrote that Cary Grant was very professional and exacting with details, helping her with her wardrobe choices for the film and decorating the library set with his own books from home. However, he was a completely private person, totally reserved, and very distant. Their relationship on this film was amicable but totally devoid of give-and-take.
Rock Hudson had expected to be cast as Philip, but director Delbert Mann wanted Cary Grant.
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