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Doris Day Collection - £15.51

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A delicious and delectable Doris Day collection featuring some of her best-loved films from the '50s and '60s - with the cinematic cream of male leads too!

'Pillow Talk' - The uninhibited story of a carefree bachelor and a carefree career girl and the hilarious things that happen when they tangle. Rock Hudson is Brad Allen a songwriter and notorious playboy. Doris Day is Jan Morrow, a "pert" interior decorator. Together they share a party telephone line, over which they develop an intense dislike for one another. But when Brad eventually matches Jan's voice to her face and figure, the events that follow in this uproarious romantic comdedy succeed in giving new meaning to the phrase "All's fair in love and war." This first teaming of Rock Hudson and Doris Day won an Academy Award for Best Story and Screenplay!

'The Thrill Of It All' - At a dinner party Beverly Boyer (Doris Day), wife of an obstetrician and mother of two, tells the manufacturer of Happy Soap about her experiences with his product. Charmed by her spontaneous appearance he offers her a chance to tell her story in his commercials. After some hesitations, Beverley accepts and she quickly turns from housewife into famous television personality, much to the dismay of her neglected husband. Carl Reiner's fantastic script takes a satirical slant at the world of TV advertising and Doris Day positively shines as the squeaky-clean housewife who becomes a celebrity.

'Send Me No Flowers' - Norman Lewison directs one of Hollywood's most famous screen teams, Doris Day and Rock Hudson as a perky housewife and her hyperchondriac husband in this, their third and final film together. Hudson is hilarious as an obssesed hyperchondriac who is mistakenly overhears his doctor discussing the impending death of a patient. Believing the poor victim is himself Hudson elicits the help of his friend and neighbour, Tony Randall, to find a new husband for his soon to be widowed wife. Randall, unfortunately, isn't much help as he deals with his upcoming loss by swigging martinis.

Alarmed by her husband's increasingly strange behaviour, Day becomes even more frustrated when an old paramour (Clint Walker) shows up at their country club and Hudson encourages his attentions towards her! With it's top performers in top form, 'Send Me No Flowers' also features Paul Lynde as a side splitting cemetery plot salesman who "loves people". Hal Marsh and Burt Bacharach's title tune is sung by Miss Day, and her costumes, including her sexy boudoir wardrobe, are designed by Jean Louis.

'Young At Heart' - Laurie Tuttle (Doris Day) and her two attractive sisters live with their father Aunt Jessie in a small town in Connecticut. When Alex Burke (Gig Young), a composer working on a musical comedy, arrives on the scene, both Laurie and her sister Fran fall in love with him. Alex calls the embittered pianist and composer Barney Sloan (Frank Sinatra), to help him arrange the musical score. Includes the title song and 'One For My Baby'.

'Lover Come Back' - Doris Day, Rock Hudson and Tony Randall light up the screen with laughter aplenty in this romantic comedy that features Day and Hudson as two Madison Avenue advertising rivals. Account executive Hudson uses unethical means fo securing accounts while Day lures clients with her charm and knowledge. But when he steals a client out from under her nose, revenge propels her to infiltrate his secret VIP campaign in order to persuade the mystery product's scientist to switch to her advertising firm. Unbeknownst to her, the scientist is actually Hudson, who's enjoying his deception and her company's expense account. A romantic comedy with sure-fire class, earning it an Academy Award nomination for Best Screenplay.

'It Happened To Jane' - Jane Osgood (Doris Day), is a widowed mother who runs a struggling lobster business in Maine. Harry Malone is a wealthy businessman who has bought out the local railroad. He has big plans for it, aiming to transform it into a luxury passenger train, replacing the freight train the residents of the area depend upon. When a large lobster shipment of Jane's is re-routed and returned to her with all of her stock dead, she decides to fight back, and sues Malone with the help of her longtime friend and lawyer George Denham. This starts a battle of increasingly epic proportions as Malone uses every trick in the book, as well as his massive bank account, to quell the resolve of the spitfire businesswoman.
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