Wednesday, January 25, 2012

OLDIE GOLDIES: Pillow Talk (1959)

This week’s choice for Oldie Goldies is the classic romantic comedy – “Pillow Talk”. With playful 50’s charm and great performances by the leads (Doris Day and Rock Hudson), this film is irresistible. The film scored 5 Oscar nominations – Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Score and Best Original Screenplay (which it won).

Classic Quote
"Mr. Allen, this may come as a shock to you, but there are some men who don’t end every sentence with a proposition."

Classic Scene
"Bedroom Problems"

Classic Characters
Jan Morrow (Doris Day)

Alma (Thelma Ritter)

Did you know?
This is the first of three movies in which Day, Hudson and Randall starred together, the other two being Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers.

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