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by Johnny
28 Nov 2021, 13:39
Forum: DORIS DAY PHOTOS
Topic: 2021 Doris Day Pictures
Replies: 129
Views: 12239

Re: 2021 Doris Day Pictures

Thank you so much Peter for these striking photos of Doris. The Midnight Lace photos are timeless sophisticated classics that would dazzle tin 2021. They are amongst my all-time favorites. Doris wore her clothes exceptionally well throughout her life. She generally wore solid soft colours that compl...
by Johnny
22 Nov 2021, 08:50
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Chatting about Doris...
Replies: 213
Views: 132874

Re: Chatting about Doris...

Hi Michael, .It is wonderful to see you back of the DD Forum .I was thinking about messaging you on Instagram to ask about any Doris Day 100th birthday celebrations. I am wondering if the United States Post Office would issue a stamp in Doris Day's honour. How are these decisions made? I agree that ...
by Johnny
20 Nov 2021, 20:23
Forum: DORIS DAY PHOTOS
Topic: 2021 Doris Day Pictures
Replies: 129
Views: 12239

Re: 2021 Doris Day Pictures

Hi Peter,


These on- set photos of Doris are all new to me. They are really wonderful and enjoyable to see.

I especially love the photos of Doris on the In Moonlight Bay set. I have such fondness for these films.

Peter, you made my day better. Thank you.
by Johnny
19 Nov 2021, 17:18
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Chatting about Doris...
Replies: 213
Views: 132874

Re: Chatting about Doris...

Thinking about Doris Day's 100th birthday on April 3-2022, I am wondering if any special tributes are being organized. Peter mentioned the new book being published in January 22-2022, Doris Day - Images of a Hollywood Icon. It would be fitting if the United States post office issued a stamp honourin...
by Johnny
15 Nov 2021, 16:34
Forum: DORIS DAY PHOTOS
Topic: 2021 Doris Day Pictures
Replies: 129
Views: 12239

Re: 2021 Doris Day Pictures

Thank you Peter.

Doris wore all her clothes well and always brightened all her films.
by Johnny
13 Nov 2021, 09:22
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: New photobook about Doris
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: New photobook about Doris

Thank you Peter for this wonderful news about the new Doris Day photo book. I love the photo of Doris in blue on the cover. The inscription, "Images of a Hollywood Icon" gives Doris Day the respect and dignity she deserves. This book will be a true treasure. I imagine there will be several more book...
by Johnny
07 Nov 2021, 16:13
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: The Ballad of Josie
Replies: 68
Views: 61791

Re: The Ballad of Josie

More Trivia on The Ballad of Josie: Variety magazine notes that during the time The Ballad of Josie was being broadcast at the same time as The Doris Day Show on CBS , more than 2/3 of the television sets in the USA were watching Doris Day on television, something that never happened before or since...
by Johnny
06 Nov 2021, 09:17
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Chatting about Doris...
Replies: 213
Views: 132874

Re: Chatting about Doris...

So pleased to see yours and Peter's posts on keeping the Doris Day Forum active. Peter's photos of Doris are often new to me and wonderful day brighteners. With Doris's 100th birthday coming in April , I am sure there is more ch news to celebrate and share. It is my wish as well that more DD Forum m...
by Johnny
03 Nov 2021, 15:38
Forum: DORIS DAY PHOTOS
Topic: 2021 Doris Day Pictures
Replies: 129
Views: 12239

Re: 2021 Doris Day Pictures

Hi Peter, Thank you for these radiant photos of Doris Day. The 1954, 1958 and 1981 pictures are all new to me.They are such a joy to see.🌻 Doris in the red sweater is striking. I don't recall seeing Doris in red very often. Classic white seems to be the colour we see her in most often. I think Doris...
by Johnny
31 Oct 2021, 20:51
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Caprice
Replies: 149
Views: 121693

Re: Caprice

Caprice :Movie Trivia In Doris's autobiography, she wrote that Caprice was one of her least favorite films. She also said the same of The Ballad of Josie, Do Not Disturb, and Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?. When Doris was informed in 2011 by a film historian that Caprice had found new favo...
by Johnny
25 Oct 2021, 21:43
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: The Glass Bottom Boat
Replies: 138
Views: 160549

Re: The Glass Bottom Boat

The Glass Bottom Boat Movie Trivia: The mermaid costume worn by Doris Day in the opening scene is now on display at the Catalina Casino and can be viewed on the Casino tour . The set that appears in this film as NASA scientist Rod Taylors home was later recycled as the bad guys headquarters in The M...
by Johnny
19 Oct 2021, 15:28
Forum: DORIS DAY PHOTOS
Topic: 2021 Doris Day Pictures
Replies: 129
Views: 12239

Re: 2021 Doris Day Pictures

Hi Peter,

.I love all these photos of Doris. Some of them are completely new to me.

I have not been checking the photos posts but will now. I did not receive any notifications.

Thank you for sharing, Doris photos make our days better.
by Johnny
19 Oct 2021, 13:32
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: New German Book about Doris
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Re: New German Book about Doris

Thank you so much Peter for the news about anew book about Doris Day. The photo of Doris from Midnight Lace is one of my all-time favoitires.🎉

I will appreciate any updates on the English edition.

It is grea to see the DD Forum is not forgotten.

Take good care Peter.
by Johnny
17 Oct 2021, 17:16
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Do Not Disturb
Replies: 76
Views: 66093

Re: Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb Movie Trivia: In her autobiography, Doris Day wrote that this was one of her least favorite movies, also citing The Ballad of Josie, Caprice, and Where Were You When the Lights Went Out?- all movies to which her husband Martin Melcher, signed her without her consent. The interior set ...
by Johnny
10 Oct 2021, 14:14
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Send Me No Flowers
Replies: 104
Views: 97320

Re: Send Me No Flowers

Show Me No Flowers Trivia: Gene Kelly was originally assigned to direct, but exited when he failed to get Warren Beatty and then Bobby Darin to star. This was the second of three films in which Edward Andrews appeared with Doris Day. The other two were The Thrill of It All and The Glass Bottom Boat....
by Johnny
01 Oct 2021, 19:47
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Move Over Darling
Replies: 147
Views: 149437

Re: Move Over Darling

Movie Trivia -Move Over Darling The movie Ellen (Doris Day) describes to Bianca (Polly Bergen), while giving her a massage is My Favourite Wife, (1940), of which this was a remake. Doris Day proved what a trouper she truly was when James Garner accidentally cracked 2 of her ribs (during the massage ...
by Johnny
27 Sep 2021, 21:53
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: The Thrill of it All
Replies: 152
Views: 152054

Re: The Thrill of it All

Some Movie Trivia About The Thrill of It All: Producer Ross Hunter was furious when Walter Mattau asked for a salary of $100,000 (equivalent to $875,000 in 2021). He cast the least expensive Edward Andrews instead. The car that James Garner drives into the swimming pool is a 1958 Chevy Impala conver...
by Johnny
17 Sep 2021, 22:06
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Jumbo
Replies: 104
Views: 101073

Re: Jumbo

I often. think while reading the wonderful DD Forum posts on Doris Day films that every piece of information has been written about them and there can't be anything else to discover. I then feel excited when I discover new pieces of information. I came across the following trivia written about Billy...
by Johnny
10 Sep 2021, 15:38
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: That Touch of Mink
Replies: 120
Views: 144563

Re: That Touch of Mink

Production Notes on A Touch of Mink: The film was released in New York City on June 14-1962 and in the United States on June 19-1962. The film grossed $17.6 million at the box office, earning $7.9 million in theatrical rentals in the United States and Canada. It was the 4th highest-grossing film of ...
by Johnny
03 Sep 2021, 18:39
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Lover Come Back
Replies: 128
Views: 129170

Re: Lover Come Back

In the biography of Rock Hudson, the author Mark Griffin writes about Doris and Rock's film Lover Come Back: "Rock Hudson and Tony Randall agreed Lover Come Back was the most successful of their films." ..."The critics concurred. Even the notoriously difficult to please Bosley Crowther gave Lover Co...
by Johnny
25 Aug 2021, 20:12
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Midnight Lace
Replies: 164
Views: 159621

Re: Midnight Lace

In David Kaufman's book on Doris Day, the following passage on Doris' performance in Midnight Lace reads: "The role in Midnight Lace generated a good deal of Oscar buzz. Dorothy Kilgallen was the first one to predict that Day "might well win an Academy Award for her emotional performance", as did Ea...
by Johnny
22 Aug 2021, 09:36
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Facebook
Replies: 2
Views: 2819

Re: Facebook

I missed this post. Thank you so much Peter.

It is another beautiful photo of Doris that is new to me.
by Johnny
22 Aug 2021, 09:29
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Please Don't Eat the Daisies
Replies: 133
Views: 135609

Re: Please Don't Eat the Daisies

In David Kaufman's book on Doris Day , there is interesting information on Please Don't Eat the Daisies. "Having produced Love Me or Leave Me, (Joe) Pasternak recruited the film's co-writer Isobel Lennart to create the screenplay for Please Don't Eat the Daisies. Though he did not take credit, Paste...
by Johnny
14 Aug 2021, 19:32
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Pillow Talk
Replies: 165
Views: 169886

Re: Pillow Talk

In Rock Hudson's biography by Mark Griffin I was surprised to read that no theaters wanted to book Pillow Talk . The following passage explains: "No one wanted to book it" remembered producer Ross Hunter. "The big movie chains all sadly told me after seeing the picture that sophisticated comedies li...
by Johnny
10 Aug 2021, 19:46
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 409
Views: 238047

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember:


On August 10- 2020, our wonderful webmaster Bryan James passed away. Your memory and all brilliant work as the creator of the Doris Day Forum remains close to our hearts. Your absence and joy is deeply missed.