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by Johnny
17 Sep 2020, 12:39
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 38
Views: 2100

Re: Sad News

Thanks so much Michael!
by Johnny
16 Sep 2020, 10:47
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 38
Views: 2100

Re: Sad News

Hi Michael, If we are fortunate enough to have the Doris Day Forum continue , I feel it would be a appropriate to have a topic celebrating Bryan's life and creative work on this forum. There are innumerable informative valuable Bryan posts that can be referenced. In a way this could allow Bryan to c...
by Johnny
16 Sep 2020, 00:27
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 38
Views: 2100

Re: Sad News

Ania,

Yours words are a kind , sweet and beautiful tribute to dear Bryan.
by Johnny
15 Sep 2020, 14:55
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 38
Views: 2100

Re: Sad News

Thank you to caring Jacques and thank you to Michael for sharing such encouraging news about the possible future for the Doris Day Forum. I am sure Bryan’s heart must be filled with joy and hope. I hope there is someone with a similar passion to Bryan’s love for Doris Day. Being the webmaster for th...
by Johnny
11 Sep 2020, 18:35
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 38
Views: 2100

Re: Sad News

Thank you so much Michael for the comforting post on Bryan's funeral. It is touching to see the photos of Bryan. There is a gentleness in his expression. I would love to know what Doris Day songs were played at the service. I hope Bryan's partner and friends are able to see the memorial posts on the...
by Johnny
10 Sep 2020, 16:51
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 377
Views: 142878

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember: On September 10- 1971 actress Pier Angeli died at age 39. Some of her films are: The Silver Chalice Somebody Up There Likes Me Tomorrow Is Too Late Merry Andrew On September 10- 1991, actor Yves Montand died at age 83. Some of his films are: Let's Make Love Live For Life Lovers Like...
by Johnny
10 Sep 2020, 11:00
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 38
Views: 2100

Re: Sad News

Hi Texas, Great ideas Texas. Selfishly I would love to see this loving Doris Day Forum survive and be able to stay connected to this wonderful community. I would like to see it as a lasting active tribute to Doris Day. I will wait to hear if Bryan left any messages concerning his wishes for the futu...
by Johnny
08 Sep 2020, 11:11
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 38
Views: 2100

Re: Sad News

I am deeply saddened to hear of Bryan’s passing. It is an incredible loss. His spirit of generosity, kindness ,love for Doris Day he shared with every member of the Doris Forum is his beautiful legacy. These gifts have enriched all our lives. Bryan’s hard work ,dedication and creativity created an i...
by Johnny
04 Sep 2020, 09:36
Forum: THE MUSIC OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Latin For Lovers Album
Replies: 11
Views: 6777

Re: Latin For Lovers Album

Hi Musiclover, Great question! I have always believed that in Doris' films and especially her romantic songs she was totally emotionally and authentically present in the moment. Doris had both good technical musical intelligence and emotional intelligence that allowed her to intimately connect with ...
by Johnny
04 Sep 2020, 09:22
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Chatting about Doris...
Replies: 190
Views: 45393

Re: Chatting about Doris...

Michael,

Thanks for the information on the sale. Have you heard anything about what happened to the dogs and cats Doris cared for?

I am sure they found good homes but I have not read any reports.
by Johnny
03 Sep 2020, 15:15
Forum: THE MUSIC OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Latin For Lovers Album
Replies: 11
Views: 6777

Re: Latin For Lovers Album

These passages are from Comforting Doris Day by Tom Santopietro describe Doris' album Latin for Lover: "Working once again with Mort Garson, recorded Latin for Lovers in November of 1964. Nearing the end of her career, she was still functioning at an extremely high level and succeeded in recording t...
by Johnny
03 Sep 2020, 11:25
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Lover Come Back
Replies: 127
Views: 99999

Re: Lover Come Back

Thanks Michael for the Mad Men reference and Matthew Weiner. I was and am enthralled by this brilliant series. There are countless compelling scenes that connect to the emotional and intellectual core. Every element in this series from the casting, art direction, to the music is perfection. Mad Men ...
by Johnny
01 Sep 2020, 20:14
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Lover Come Back
Replies: 127
Views: 99999

Re: Lover Come Back

Lover Come Back Original Reviews The New York Times -Bosley Crowther : " One of the brightest, most delightful, satiric comedies since ,"It Happened One Night", Variety - "This is a funny, most of the time engaging, smartly produced show" Harrison's Reports gave the film a rating of "GOOD", adding "...
by Johnny
30 Aug 2020, 23:52
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 377
Views: 142878

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember: On August 30- character actor Charles Coburn died at age 84. Some of his films are: The More The Merrier -Academy Award -Best Supporting Actor Gentle Prefer Blondes Heaven Can Wait Monkey Business The Paradine Case Idiot’s Delight On August 30- 1981- actress and dancer Vera-Ellen di...
by Johnny
29 Aug 2020, 22:51
Forum: DORIS DAY PHOTOS
Topic: 2020 Doris Day photos
Replies: 186
Views: 27976

Re: 2020 Doris Day photos

Thanks again Peter for more great Doris photos. The photo of Doris with the pink flowers is new to me.

I always like the photos of Doris on a bike and there are many. I can’t think of any other actors or actresses with photos on a bicycle.

Really enjoyable!
by Johnny
29 Aug 2020, 22:42
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 377
Views: 142878

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember: On August 29- 1982, legendary actress and three time Academy Award winner died on her 67th birthday. Some of her films are: Casablanca Going My Way Gaslight Anastasia Spellbound Murder on the Orient Express Autumn Sonata On August 29 - 2016 , actor Gene Wilder died at age 83. Some o...
by Johnny
28 Aug 2020, 21:56
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 377
Views: 142878

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember: On August 28- 1951, leading man Robert Walker died at age 32. Some of his films are: Strangers on a Train Bataan Madame Currie Since You Went Away My Son John On August 28, 1985, irrepressible actress and screenwriter Ruth Gordon died at age 88. Some of Ruth’s Films are: Abe Lincoln...
by Johnny
25 Aug 2020, 17:08
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Midnight Lace
Replies: 163
Views: 124978

Re: Midnight Lace

This year I have been searching out original reviews on Doris' films to see how they compare with later reviews in books on Doris and movie channel user reviews . Midnight Lace ranked 19 in 1960 at the box office earning $ 7, 400,00 in the United States. The budget was $3, 500,000. Bosley Crowther' ...
by Johnny
23 Aug 2020, 10:26
Forum: DORIS DAY PHOTOS
Topic: 2020 Doris Day photos
Replies: 186
Views: 27976

Re: 2020 Doris Day photos

Thanks so much Peter for all the great photos. The Warner Bros. photo of Doris sitting in the wicker chair beautiful and is new to me. The last photo of Doris with Les Brown visiting the Indiana University on October 20- 1945 is extraordinary. Doris would have been 23. The photos of Doris with Rock ...
by Johnny
18 Aug 2020, 19:24
Forum: THE MUSIC OF DORIS DAY
Topic: The Complete Recordings of Doris Day
Replies: 23
Views: 5054

Re: The Complete Recordings of Doris Day

Today I listened to The Real ....Doris Day - The Ultimate Doris Day Collection which consists of three CD's. These Columbia Original Recordings - Remastered were issued in 2012 by Sony Music. Listening to Doris Day compilation albums is always a surprising delightful experience regardless of hearing...
by Johnny
15 Aug 2020, 20:05
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Replies: 132
Views: 108088

Re: Please Don't Eat the Daisies

In Tom Santopietro's book Considering Doris Day, he writes about Doris in Please Don't Eat the Daisies: "Doris Day, the world's never one box office star, had evolved into an expert and successful comedian, and in the process registered as one of the few film actresses of her generation whose very p...
by Johnny
15 Aug 2020, 19:05
Forum: THE MUSIC OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Doris Day - A Day To Remember
Replies: 0
Views: 385

Doris Day - A Day To Remember

Doris Day - A Day To Remember is a compilation CD featuring songs from her time with Les Brown, songs from Doris Day films and a number of single recordings. It is a joyous celebratory collection that is a delight to hear. 10 From Les Brown Period; Sentimental Journey Day by Day In the Moon Mist My ...
by Johnny
12 Aug 2020, 09:33
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Message from Bryan
Replies: 7
Views: 757

Re: Message from Bryan

Hi Bryan,


I am hoping you are feeling better. These are anxious times to not feel well. Please take good care of yourself. You are in our thoughts and care.

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by Johnny
12 Aug 2020, 09:24
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 377
Views: 142878

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember: 🕊️🕊️🕊️ On August 12 - 1982, leading man Henry Fonda died age 77. He won the 1981 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in On Golden Pond starring with Katharine Hepburn and Jane Fonda. He was active in films from 1928- 1982. Some of his films are: Jezebel Jesse James The Grapes ...
by Johnny
08 Aug 2020, 10:00
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Pillow Talk
Replies: 164
Views: 134789

Re: Pillow Talk

In the Rock Hudson Biography, All That Heaven Allows, author Mark Griffin writes about Pillow Talk: In February of 1959, the Production Code Administration’s Geoffrey Shurluck cautioned the studio, “The entire sequence of Jan in her tub and Brad in his—employing the device the of a trick screen—is u...