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Doris Day

Had no idea she is 88.

Thought she was more like 80.

by Anonymousreply 14708/12/2013

Andy Griffith.

Had no idea he was 84.

Thought he was more like 77.

by Anonymousreply 101/05/2011

Meg Ryan -%0D %0D Had no idea she was 49.%0D %0D Thought she was more like 59

by Anonymousreply 201/05/2011

Doris' DOB used to be given as 1925. I've always thought that was being a little kind (she looked much older than 34 in Pillow Talk).

by Anonymousreply 301/05/2011

I think it used to be listed as 1924, but now they've changed it to 1922

by Anonymousreply 401/05/2011

Doesn't look a day over 85.

by Anonymousreply 501/05/2011

I always liked her. She is very kind to animals. She has lived a good, clean life.

by Anonymousreply 601/05/2011

Yes, R6, she has a website for her animal foundation.

by Anonymousreply 701/05/2011

So wasn't she supposed to have been a surprisingly sleazy whore?

by Anonymousreply 801/05/2011


by Anonymousreply 901/05/2011

88 is the new 73!

by Anonymousreply 1001/05/2011

Where has she been?

by Anonymousreply 1101/05/2011

In Carmel. Living in obscurity a la Garbo. Republican?

by Anonymousreply 1201/05/2011

I know that someone in HellWood once was quoted as saying he had known DD before she was a virgin. Meaning of course that her pure as snow act came later in life.

by Anonymousreply 1301/05/2011

[quote]I know that someone in HellWood once was quoted as saying he had known DD before she was a virgin.

Oscar Levant

by Anonymousreply 1401/05/2011

She fucked Tyrone Power, lucky bitch.

by Anonymousreply 1501/05/2011

Link, R15?

by Anonymousreply 1601/05/2011

Guys, 'My Heart'is the 29th studio album by Doris Day, released on September 5, 2011. On September 11, 2011 the album entered the UK chart at number nine, making Doris Day, at 87, the oldest artist to score a UK Top 10 with an album featuring new material.

Great album. Great voice. Great work, full of sweetness and positivity.

I recommend you to download it or buy it. Just don't miss it if you haven't already listened to it.

by Anonymousreply 1711/26/2012

Doris is bfs with Carmel neighbor Joan Fontaine who is also a dog lover.

by Anonymousreply 1811/26/2012

Yes, indeed her last album was AMAZING. Really, Doris and Joan Fontaine are friends?

by Anonymousreply 1911/27/2012

When I was young, I asked my mother, my mother, my mother to be

Will I be happy? Will I get married? Here's what she said to me.

No, no, no, sir eee, sir eee

You're just too damn ugly

As fugly as fug can be

So scare-ee, scary

by Anonymousreply 2011/27/2012

Life is just a bowl of cherries

by Anonymousreply 2111/27/2012

Heartbreakingly so, r12.

She has gone on the record as a Rush fan.

by Anonymousreply 2211/27/2012

Gays should love Doris.

by Anonymousreply 2311/27/2012

This gay can't stand her. Flat singing, and idiotic schtick.

by Anonymousreply 2411/27/2012

R24 i'm not a fan of Doris but i find most of her new songs really lovable.

by Anonymousreply 2511/27/2012

Does she still own and run an inn in Carmel?

by Anonymousreply 2611/27/2012

Lol, i don't know R26. Does it matter?

by Anonymousreply 2711/27/2012

I think her big band style of singing is quite cute, R24.

by Anonymousreply 2811/27/2012

She dead yet?

by Anonymousreply 2911/27/2012

R29, stop being macabre. Doris Day is alive!

by Anonymousreply 3011/27/2012

I wonder if Joan Fontaine would be willing to go and collet Doris' Honorary Oscar on her behalf since Doris is so reluctant to go herself?

by Anonymousreply 3111/27/2012

Love the art direction and campy fashions in "Glass Bottom Boat" and "Caprice" and she's a total hoot in "Midnight Lace." Love her!

by Anonymousreply 3211/27/2012


by Anonymousreply 3311/27/2012

She's so reticent to appear in public, R31, that I'm guessing she's suuuuuuuuuuper obese.

by Anonymousreply 3411/27/2012

I haven't seen any of those movies, R32 but I do think she is great in "Pillow Talk" and "Love Me Or Leave Me". Perhaps she has something of a blandness that helps her easily become different characters?

by Anonymousreply 3511/27/2012

I found Doris Day really hilarious in 'Send Me No Flowers'. I didn't expect to laugh watching that film but i really did. I have seen all 3 movies with Rock Hudson and Doris Day and 'Send Me No Flowers' is not the best of this trilogy, but Doris is so funny here.

by Anonymousreply 3611/27/2012

There's a picture of her from 2009 on her website from the shoulders up and she seems regular size just older. She looks decent for her age though. I imagine as far as movie stars go she's not vain but perhaps just wants to be remembered as she was.

by Anonymousreply 3711/27/2012

Old people need their privacy. She doesn't have to expose herself anymore. The fact that she made an album in 2011 while she was 87, is very generous and sweet of her. Positive and sweet. This album has positive messages to give and it is certainly worthy, warm, cute, and GOOD.

by Anonymousreply 3811/27/2012

Didn't she call in to some right wing radio show not so long ago?

by Anonymousreply 3911/27/2012

R39 i have no idea what are you talking about. ...........................................

Doris could play in dramatic roles as well. What a pity she didn't play in many such roles. She was good in the 'Young Man With A Horn', with Kirk Douglas and Lauren Bacall.

by Anonymousreply 4011/27/2012

Her late son Terry Melcher produced the Byrds, Paul Revere & the Raiders and Charles Manson!

by Anonymousreply 4111/27/2012

R41, oh shit, really? Hmm...interesting.

by Anonymousreply 4211/27/2012

'I may be wrong but i think you are wonderful'

An old sparkling song that Doris also sang.

by Anonymousreply 4311/27/2012

Doris Day and Smudge listen to the radio between scenes of 'The Tunnel of Love'

by Anonymousreply 4402/20/2013

[quote]Had no idea she is 88. Thought she was more like 80.

If only she posted on Datalounge; she'd look 78.

by Anonymousreply 4502/20/2013

R45 you are.......



by Anonymousreply 4602/20/2013

Doris Day & Diana Ross

by Anonymousreply 4703/18/2013

She grows on me. Is she a lesbian in the closet?

by Anonymousreply 4806/24/2013

I would like to give her a hug.

by Anonymousreply 4906/24/2013

She is incredible in drama too. You should see her in 'Midnight Lace'. She is a great actress.

by Anonymousreply 5006/24/2013

Al Jorden was a trombonist who she married shortly before her 17th birthday. He turned out to be a violent and abusive husband, and soon after the birth of their son Terry in 1942 she divorced him. Her third husband Marty Melcher adopted Terry.

by Anonymousreply 5106/24/2013

"I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin." -- Groucho Marx

by Anonymousreply 5206/24/2013

One of the reasons Doris turned down the role of Mrs Robinson in 'The Graduate' was her then husband. He was disgusted by the novel and refused to pass it on to Doris. It is also said that Doris herself thought the movie role unbecoming. She retired from the movies a year later, and had her own TV series 'The Doris Day Show'(1968).

by Anonymousreply 5306/24/2013

*spanks R52

by Anonymousreply 5406/24/2013

She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio to German Catholic parents. She had two brothers, Richard and Paul. Her father and mother divorced when she was about eight.

by Anonymousreply 5506/24/2013

Doris Day and June Allyson

by Anonymousreply 5606/24/2013

Doris Day, Frank Sinatra and Lauren Bacall

by Anonymousreply 5706/24/2013

Storm Warning (1951)

Anybody knows who is this hunk beside her?

by Anonymousreply 5806/24/2013

With Tony Curtis

by Anonymousreply 5906/24/2013

By the way, when a photo seems cache or forbidden, color the address of the link which is at the top of the page and then press the button ENTER. Then the photo will appear.

Portrait of Doris Day and Kitty Kallen, Central Park, New York, N.Y., ca. Apr. 1947

by Anonymousreply 6006/24/2013

One more with Doris Day and Kitty Kallen in Central Park, 1947

by Anonymousreply 6106/24/2013

One of her most enduring images will always be that latter day Rock Hudson photo op.

by Anonymousreply 6206/24/2013

For 'Midnight Lace'(1960), in her autobiography, Doris Day wrote that to prepare herself for one of the terror scenes, she recalled a time when her first husband, trombonist Al Jorden, dragged her out of bed when she was ill and pregnant and hurled her against a wall. Day related that in the scene she wasn't acting hysterical, she WAS hysterical, and at the end of the take she collapsed in a real faint. She was carried to her dressing room, and producer Ross Hunter shut down production for a few days while she recovered.

Dictating his memoirs near the end of his life, 'Rex Harrison' barely mentioned "Midnight Lace" except to say that he wasn't fond of the script. He also (falsely) reported that 'Doris Day' was under so much pressure to make the picture work that she collapsed. Day was indeed under strain, though it was due to her personal form of method-acting that caused her breakdown, not from the script or the production.

by Anonymousreply 6306/24/2013

One more with them

by Anonymousreply 6406/24/2013

One more...

by Anonymousreply 6506/24/2013

She is very touching in Midnight Lace.

by Anonymousreply 6606/24/2013

Midnight Lace is certainly not a masterpiece, but Doris shines in it. Her chemistry with Myrna Loy is also exceptional.

by Anonymousreply 6706/24/2013

Omg! Look what i found!!!!

Doris Day, Rock Hudson, face swap!


by Anonymousreply 6806/24/2013

Bang, bang!

by Anonymousreply 6906/24/2013

I am so moved by her rendition of Make Someone Happy.

by Anonymousreply 7006/24/2013

Ronald Reagan, Doris Day, Ginger Rogers in 'Storm Warning'(1951)

by Anonymousreply 7106/24/2013

Doris is one of the last Mohicans of Old Hollywood. Love her guys, or stfu ignorant bitches!

Frank Sinatra and Doris Day help Ethel Barrymore celebrate her birthday on the set of Young at Heart(1954)

by Anonymousreply 7206/24/2013

R70, excuse me. Now i noticed your post. Thanks a lot for sending it. I'm watching it now and it's LOVELY indeed.

by Anonymousreply 7306/24/2013

R73, thanks for responding. You're more than welcome.

by Anonymousreply 7406/24/2013

For those of you who have Sirius/XM, Nancy Sinatra had Doris as her guest on her "Nancy for Frank" show yesterday. I missed most of it, but it will probably be repeated.

by Anonymousreply 7506/24/2013

Let me address some comments here.

[R34] Day is not obese in any way. She has always been, to use an old expression, trim & fit, and remains so to this day. Day was always known for having one of the best asses in Hollywood. You can see it in plenty of pics, where she's wearing Capri pants.

[R51& 63] The Minnelli / DeNiro film, "New York,New York", is based on the relationship Day had with her first husband, a jazz musician, who Day said beat her regularly.

[R58] That hunk in the photo, is much DL discussed favorite, Steve Cochran, a year after appearing with Crawford, in "The Damned Don't Cry". He's a favorite here, for having one of Hollywood's biggest penis'.

by Anonymousreply 7606/24/2013

[quote]Frank Sinatra and Doris Day help Ethel Barrymore celebrate her birthday on the set of Young at Heart(1954)

I love Young At Heart, just watched it recently. She was great with Sinatra, Gig Young and the rest of the cast. Ethel Barrymore is always good. This is my favorite Doris Day movie (Julie, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Midnight Lace are my other favorites).

by Anonymousreply 7706/24/2013

Before I was born, my parents had a beachouse in Malibu, next door to Day & Melcher ( Day used it as a weekend retreat). My mother told me Day was a sweetheart, always friendly, and down to earth. They kind of bonded cause my mother, and Doris' husband ( and Day too, though not a real convert , I understand) were Christian Scientists, and attended the same church. Like my mother, Day did not serve alcoholic drinks in her home. But unlike Day, my folks did not have a soda fountain in their den (as it was called then). My mom told me it was such fun when Doris & Marty, would have a few people over, and would serve milkshakes, or floats, from the fountain. Very late 50's / early 60's. My mom felt so bad, years later, when Melcher died, and it appears, he, and a business partner, had swindled Doris out of all he money she made.

by Anonymousreply 7806/24/2013

Doris is to be remembered If for no other reason than for being a friend to all animals . Someone mentioned once that maybe she withdrew herself from Hollywood, because she found that dogs gave her the unconditional love that humans never did. She helped everyone to realize how precious ordinary 'mutts' were, and really was at the forefront of what's now considered the rescue movement - encouraging people to adopt dogs who were abandonded, neglected, or abused. Hope she'll be remembered for that , as much as for her recordings, and movies.

by Anonymousreply 7906/25/2013

On a good day she can pass for 86.

by Anonymousreply 8006/25/2013

Doris Day with Ann Miller

by Anonymousreply 8106/26/2013

Doris Day, Polly Bergen, 'Move Over, Darling' (1963)

by Anonymousreply 8206/26/2013

1954 Ethel Barrymore, Doris Day, Gig Young Press Photo

by Anonymousreply 8306/26/2013

Doris Day shocked look on telephone Press Photo

by Anonymousreply 8406/26/2013

Had no Idea Faye Dunaway is 72, she looks like 26.

by Anonymousreply 8506/26/2013

Her voice and face have always been like a ray of sunshine in my life..

by Anonymousreply 8606/26/2013

If you love her so much, make a donation....

by Anonymousreply 8706/26/2013

I love her singing before she went pop.

Her version of 'I Only Have Eyes For You' (from the soundtrack of 'Young Man With A Horn' is still definitive (up there with The Flamingos).

Her work is long overdue for a reappraisal. Her considerable talent made everything look easy.

by Anonymousreply 8806/26/2013

Last time I was in Carmel, where Doris lives, it was amusing to watch for Doris Day look-a-likes who appeared on every block, older women with dyed blond hair, fairly fit, with denim work shirts over white t-shirts, khakis, and tennis shoes, a bit like this photo linked.

It's fun to do this in various places, for example, in Palo Alto, you'll see men on every block in jeans, black turtlenecks, trainers, and round rim glasses embodying the Steve Jobs motif.

by Anonymousreply 8906/26/2013

Of Doris, Myrna Loy says, 'I have nothing but the best to say. She was wonderful to me, really lovely. She sent flowers when i started, and remained friendly and attentive. As i've said, it's difficult when you start stepping down. You fight so hard to get to the top and then you realize it's time to gracefully give in a little. Doris, who was riding high then, never played the prima donna. I appreciate her attitude enormously.'

Natasha Parry, although she did not have a great deal to do with Doris in her role of Rex Harrison's mistress, was also high in her praises. Doris was unfailingly kind and courteous and Natasha was deeply impressed by Doris's meticulous attention to detail. 'She would be in hours before everyone else, and i watched her apply the right shade of make-up to her legs to tone with the stockings she would be wearing in each scene.'

These happy memories aside, the filming of 'Midnight Lace' was traumatic for Doris, especially in the scene in which she had to become hysterical. The 'Method' actress in her-her own method-made her relate back to the time Al Jorden(her first husband)had burst into her room, dragged her from bed and hurled her against the wall...It was all too real-acting was transformed into reality and she fainted after the take. Director David Miller and Marty attended her in her dressing room and she was sent home for a few days to recuperate.

After a light dinner in bed Doris listened to Marty singing some of her favourite Christian Science hymns:this was the Marty she had felt such an empathy with at the beginning of their marriage, and the religion that had so much power to soothe and tranquillize. She slept soundly that night and did not awaken once until morning, when she felt refreshed enough to return to the set, but with the proviso that she should never attempt another film with the same kind of theme. Marty agreed with her and she was able to get through the ordeal. She says how real the concern was everyone showed for her-even Rex Harrison solicitously escorted her to her car after her fainting spell, and she was grateful for his light British sense of humour, which helped to steady her during the more upsetting scenes in the movie.

From the biography 'Doris Day' by Eric Braun

by Anonymousreply 9006/26/2013

[quote]I love her singing before she went pop.

Not sure what you mean by that. She sang pop from her big band days until she retired.

by Anonymousreply 9106/27/2013

She was sweet and kind of sexy in Teacher's Pet

by Anonymousreply 9207/01/2013

That candid photo at r57 of Doris smoking a cigarette must have been taken before she was a virgin.

by Anonymousreply 9307/01/2013

Why her first husband was hitting her?

by Anonymousreply 9407/01/2013

He must think singing with a big band made her a jazz singer.

by Anonymousreply 9507/01/2013

[quote]She sang pop from her big band days until she retired.

Point taken. I prefer the song arrangements from her big band days. Later on it all got very treacly.

by Anonymousreply 9607/01/2013

OP's big news is not about Doris Day's age but about his confusion.

by Anonymousreply 9707/01/2013

[quote]Of Doris, Myrna Loy says, 'I have nothing but the best to say. She was wonderful to me, really lovely. She sent flowers when i started, and remained friendly and attentive.

Doris was also very kind at the start of Una Merkel's career. To say nothing of the Gish sisters. And I needn't point out how wonderful she was with RinTinTin and all of those Lassies.

by Anonymousreply 9807/01/2013

Have we evidence that Doris was nice to children?

by Anonymousreply 9907/01/2013

She sent flowers when I started. And since that always was on the fourth of the month, the roses seemed never-ending.

by Anonymousreply 10007/01/2013

Do NOT be bad-mouthing my Eunice!

by Anonymousreply 10107/01/2013

I was just at Wiki reading about Doris and her first two husbands. The second one, who also treated her pretty shabbily, was George Weidler a sax player with big bands and also with his two brothers. When Doris married him, the little girl in "The Women" and the kid sister in "The Philadelphia Story," Virginia Weidler, became her sister-in-law. Virginia was George's younger sister.

Allegedly, the first husband used to beat her badly and then throw her on the bed and fuck her senseless. I guess it wasn't that bad for Dodo because she kept going back to him.

Doris got to fuck on some very hot men in her prime including raging heterosexual Steve (10 inch) Cochran and that big, huggable teddy bear, Jack Carson. She wasn't as virginal as we might think.

by Anonymousreply 10207/01/2013


Where do you read that he fucked her senseless?


Seriously now!

by Anonymousreply 10307/01/2013

A rare photo with Doris and Diana Dors

by Anonymousreply 10407/01/2013

[RE102] How about her swirling it out with LA Dodgers, Willie Mays ? He wrote about their 'discreet affair', in the early 60's, in his autobiography, even though Day continued to deny it. She really had to - in those days, if America's sweetheart was known to be screwing a big, black baseball player , it would have ended her career. Where as now, Kim K. screws a big, black (wanna be) singer, we see it, on film, and she becomes famous. How times have changed.

by Anonymousreply 10507/01/2013

*rubs the cock of Billy deWolfe's exceedingly queenie ghost

I hope that will calm you down.

A very young Doris in the photo below

by Anonymousreply 10607/01/2013

[RE106] As usual, I have no idea what your talking about - but liked the pics

by Anonymousreply 10707/01/2013

Her house in Carmel looks fairly modest judging from this photo. I don't think she has that much money left.

by Anonymousreply 10807/01/2013

R107 I'm glad you liked them.

I liked that you liked them.

It's cute that you replied this way my little chimpanzee

Take one more photo and be nice.

Alfred Hitchcock directing Doris for 'The Man Who Knew Too Much'(1956)

by Anonymousreply 10907/01/2013

R108, interesting. Very nice. I love the view. It seems a cozy and natural house.

I like links, photos and people like Doris

Old Hollywood rocks~

by Anonymousreply 11007/01/2013

[RE108] Don't go by that 1 close up shot of her 'house'. Doris' property, at 6730 Carmel Valley Rd., Carmel, CA., is an estate -over 9 acres, overlooking the Quail Lodge Resort golf course. It consists of several large bldgs., many attached, forming a very big central home, and many guest homes, along with her kennel facilities, on the grounds. An absolutely beautiful setting, surrounded by oak trees, and lawns, a bit like a smaller Neverland, and just a few miles from the ocean. Believe me, she's got plenty of money left.

by Anonymousreply 11107/01/2013

This charming and sweet woman is 91 years old now

I hope she is fine. I hope you are fine too silly rats!

by Anonymousreply 11207/01/2013

Well, i thought she was among the richest actors. At least in the past she certainly was soooo rich. I don't think it's easy to lose so much money whatever bills you have to pay... She was very very rich not just rich.

There are a few good people who have money and they are generous. Doris falls into this category. She is ok, she is not stingy with money like so many other stars are...

by Anonymousreply 11307/01/2013

I envisage this poster who posts pics and pics and pics and pics on all the old stars thread, as Lucia from Women On The Verge

by Anonymousreply 11407/01/2013

Splatsy Lapone, omg! You couldn't be more wrong. I'm 29 years old and luckily or not i don't look like Lucia! By the way, I have seen that film(ok, who haven't?)It's not the best of Almodovar, but i liked it at least i did when i first watched it.

I refreshed my memory, so this is Lucia?

by Anonymousreply 11507/01/2013

Yes, and this. You have this kind of throwback quality, which made me think of Lucia.

by Anonymousreply 11607/01/2013

I know Doris is a multi-millionaire, but she was flat broke when Terry Melcher died, and that's why she did the TV series in the late 60s. I don't think she made THAT much money from the TV series. And it hasn't been in syndication in decades, so she's not making any money from it today.

How popular is her Cypress Inn in Carmel?

by Anonymousreply 11707/01/2013

Lol...i appreciate that Splatsy.

It gets sweeter and sweeter!

Ha ha ha!

I think you are as playful as this doggie is in the photo below.

by Anonymousreply 11807/01/2013

But she had nothing to spend the millions made from the TV show on but herself.

So even if she came away with a modest 15 million from the series, if invested well in the 1970s, would have lasted very nicely.

If she bought her Carmel property outright in the 1970s, there's very little expenses except for taxes....and perhaps some of that is defrayed by her pet adoption facilities.

And I bet all the dog food is graciously donated by funders or pet food companies.

by Anonymousreply 11907/01/2013

r103, this article is where I got most of that info about Doris and her first husband. I have no idea if it is all true or not. I am not familiar with the author. It could be some Darwin Porter shit.

by Anonymousreply 12007/01/2013

That's a beautiful piece of property , overlooking that golf course. No wonder Doris has lived her final years there. What's not to like ?

by Anonymousreply 12107/01/2013

That had to have been very rough on Doris, losing her only son, at a time when , as an elderly woman, parents depend on their children to help them, in their old age. Hope she has good, close friends surrounding her, along with all of her beautiful pets.

by Anonymousreply 12207/01/2013

R120, thanks for replying. :)

I found out that this article based its information on the book Doris Day: A Reluctant Star written by David Bret.

Actually this book got bad critics as you can find out in the link below.

by Anonymousreply 12307/02/2013

Doris goes commando at the AFI.

In 1974, at the age of 50, Doris decided to show off her still-magnificent body. She wore a skin-tight jersey dress which left no room for bra or panties, and left nothing to the imagination. We get an intimate view of the best ass in Hollywood and tits to match.

Unfortunately, the video has been edited. In the original video, Jack Lemmon has an outrageous reaction as he gets a close-up look at Doris's ass as she walks by his table.

by Anonymousreply 12407/26/2013

She started out as a young dancer. Her idol was Ginger Rogers. Then, she got into a really bad car accident and it took her months to recuperate. She had to release her male dancing partner. While convalescing, she started vocalizing, to put up with the boredom of her situation.

Her husband, Martin Melcher badly mishandled her fincances. He had had a gambling habit; so he made her do those poorly scripted movies. He also signed her up for a tv series without her knowledge. She really trusted him.

Her late son, Terry, said she was selling more records in her retirement, than she did in her heyday.

by Anonymousreply 12507/27/2013

(R58) The man standing there looks like actor, Steve Cochran. He had jet-black hair,and a strong body/physique. For a brief period, he was tops at the boxoffice. Why he didn't hold on to this position, I never found out.

by Anonymousreply 12607/27/2013

A college classmate of mine idolized here and owned one of her dresses. He's use a stage whisper to to tell acquaintances when it was Day's birthday.

by Anonymousreply 12707/27/2013

Doris won 22 million dollars from a lawsuit that was filed against her lawyer after the death of her deadbeat husband, Melcher. She settled for 6 million back in '74.

I seem to remember reading that after Terry died, she became estranged from her daughter-in-law and her only grandson. *I hope it isn't true.

*Looks like it is true. They haven't spoken to each other for 16 years. He seems to be doing a "Grandmommy Dearest" thing these days. Spilling "secrets" here and there. I just read that she has tried to get a reunion going, but it was aborted by a mystery man in her life. She contacted her grandson just last month, so maybe something will eventually develop and they will get together. Very sad.

by Anonymousreply 12807/27/2013

R76, (my lovely Mr Hollywood) and R126, you are right. This is Steve Cochran. I saw the movie the other day and loved it. Doris was great in it as well!

by Anonymousreply 12907/28/2013

TCM is doing 24 hours of one star every day in August. Day Day is this Friday! (8/2)

Romance on the High Seas

My Dream Is Yours

It's a Great Feeling

Lullaby of Broadway

On Moonlight Bay

By the Light of the Silvery Moon

Lucky Me

It Happened to Jane

Calamity Jane

Fortune Seekers

Please Don't Eat the Daisies

The Glass Bottom Boat

Tea for Two

Love Me or Leave Me

Unfortunately no Rock Hudson/Cary Grant/James Garner pictures.

by Anonymousreply 13007/28/2013

Many of those TCM films are from before Doris' virginity.

by Anonymousreply 13107/29/2013

After Pillow Talk and Calamity Jane, my favorite Doris Day picture is Teacher's Pet. DD, Clark Gable, Gig Young and Mamie van Doren.

Funny, smart, and with something to say. Worth seeking out.

by Anonymousreply 13207/29/2013

R122, have you any idea how wealthy people live? They have the means to be taken care of in the later years. Adult children do not do it.

by Anonymousreply 13307/29/2013

Yeah, just ask Brooke Astor about that, r133.

by Anonymousreply 13407/29/2013

Just reading an article on a new Charles Manson book. Nothing really new, but since it implicitly points out that Manson felt rejected by the music business, and his last rejection was from Terry Melcher, DD's son, who was then a music exec - it makes it very clear that Manson really did believe that Melcher & then girlfriend Candy Bergen, and anyone who was at that house that night, were the real targets. It got me thinking. If it were today, the internet would have let Manson know that Melcher no longer lived there, and he probably would have had access to his real address. And if it were today, there would have been a camera(s) at the gate, and probably a 'safe room' in the house (like so many celebrities, and wealthier people in Bev. Hills, and Bel Air have). I guess what I'm getting at , is how lucky / fortunate Melcher & Bergen were, and how terribly unlucky Tate, and everyone else was .

by Anonymousreply 13507/29/2013

Melcher survived another 35 years - dying of cancer, in 2004. But apparently for years after he went into seclusion, began undergoing psychiatric treatment, & employed bodyguards. I also heard his mother was well protected too, as no one knew if anyone from that madman's crew would still come after them

by Anonymousreply 13607/30/2013

Sweet ole Doris

by Anonymousreply 13707/30/2013

Bumping to remind everyone that Day Day starts on TCM at 3AM Pacific/6AM Eastern tomorrow, with "Romance on the High Seas." And at 4:45PM PT/7:45PM ET there's a clip from an old "Tonight" show from the mid-'70s with Johnny interviewing Doris.

by Anonymousreply 13808/01/2013

Did she stipulate they use that ridiculous lighting for her close-ups on The Doris Day Show.

by Anonymousreply 13908/01/2013



by Anonymousreply 14008/01/2013

R130 & R138 - What, no "Julie" or "Midnight Lace" ? Those are 2 of my faves, in each, a psycho husband going after DoDo leaving her in one, balancing perilously on girders, on a London high rise construction site, the other, having to land a plane full of passengers (all alone in the cockpit) at San Francisco Airport - each shows DoDo in true, over the top hysteria.

by Anonymousreply 14108/02/2013

Day was one of the most popular movie stars of all time. If only she would receive an honorary Oscar and be there to accept it. It would make for an incredible Oscar moment.

by Anonymousreply 14208/02/2013

I hope everyone caught Joan Crawford's cameo (as herself) in "It's a Great Feeling" wherein she gives a speech from "Mildred Pierce" in a scene with her MP co-star Jack Carson. She goes on a tirade and slaps him. Stunned, he asks, "Why did you do that?" She replies, "I do that in all my pictures."

by Anonymousreply 14308/02/2013

Doris co-starred with Rod Taylor in two movies: Do Not Disturb, and Glass Bottom Boat. Do we think they fooled around?

For that matter, did she also screw Paul Lynde on the set of Glass Bottom Boat?

by Anonymousreply 14408/12/2013

Doris was born 3 April 1922. Her Ohio birth certificate has been located proving it. She was 19 when she first married, not 17. She's 91 now.

No wonder she was filmed thru a bag of ice in the 1960s.

by Anonymousreply 14508/12/2013

[quote]For that matter, did she also screw Paul Lynde on the set of Glass Bottom Boat?

This is a pic of Paul from "The Glass Bottom Boat." Any more questions?

by Anonymousreply 14608/12/2013

Yes, who had the act first: Paul or Alice?

by Anonymousreply 14708/12/2013
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