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by Johnny
22 Jun 2021, 20:36
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Love Me or Leave Me
Replies: 191
Views: 166324

Re: Love Me or Leave Me

In Tom Santopietro's book Considering Doris Day there is an exceptional insightful passage on Doris' performance in Love Me or Leave Me. It reads: " Doris Day had never previously behaved like such a tough, driven woman onscreen, but so assured is her acting that one believes her every step of her o...
by Johnny
11 Jun 2021, 09:02
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Young at Heart
Replies: 101
Views: 84405

Re: Young at Heart

When Young at Heart was released, the conductor Ray Heindorf was not given credit, because of the new ruling at the time that stated that he had to be credited as a "Music Supervisor and conducted by" policy , which he disliked. This is one of the Warner musicals that bears no credit to any composer...
by Johnny
01 Jun 2021, 10:25
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Lucky Me
Replies: 102
Views: 84289

Re: Lucky Me

In David Kaufman's book on Doris Day, there is an interesting observation from actor Robert Cummings who worked opposite Doris Day on the film Lucky Me. According to Robert Cummings, Day chose him as her leading man. When I first met Doris, I didn't know who she was, he recalled. I was doing a tense...
by Johnny
26 May 2021, 18:32
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Calamity Jane
Replies: 150
Views: 136028

Re: Calamity Jane

Here is some surprising IMDb triva on the movie Calamity Jane. Day's performance inspired the look and voice of Jessie from the Toy Story franchise. Doris Day recorded the song Secret Love in only one take. Doris Day had to lower the sound of her natural , voice in order to sound more gruff to play ...
by Johnny
17 May 2021, 22:46
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Replies: 48
Views: 46995

Re: By the Light of the Silvery Moon

I came across this quote from Doris Day on the passing of Gordon MacRae: "His voice was magnificent, and no one sang like him. We had so much fun when we made films together, and our favourites were On Moonlight Bay and By The Light of the Silvery Moon.." I came across these two interesting quotes f...
by Johnny
14 May 2021, 12:42
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 408
Views: 206571

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember: On May 14- 1987, gorgeous actress, dancer Rita Hayworth died at age 68. 🌹🕊️ Some of Rita's films are: The Strawberry Blond Blood and Sand Gilda ( iconic role) The Lady From Shanghai Miss Sadie Thompson Pal Joey Separate Tables On May 14-1998 , singer, actor Frank Sinatra died at age...
by Johnny
13 May 2021, 09:14
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 408
Views: 206571

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember: On May 13-1961, actor Gary Cooper died at age 60. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1943 for his role in Sergeant York.He won the award again in 1952 for High Noon. Some of his films are:🕊️🕊️🕊️ Beau Geste Mr. Deeds Goes to Town Along Came Jones Love in the Afternoon On May ...
by Johnny
10 May 2021, 19:42
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 408
Views: 206571

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember: On May 10- 1964, actress and dancer Carol Haney died at age 39. Some of Carol's films are: Ziegfeld Follies Tea for Two Kiss Me Kate The Pajama Game On May 20-1977, legendary actress Joan Crawford died at age 72. Joan won the Academy Award in 1945 for her role in Mildred Pierce. Som...
by Johnny
10 May 2021, 19:24
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: April in Paris
Replies: 78
Views: 72163

Re: April in Paris

Doris Day had this to say about working on April in Paris: " I never worked harder at anything than I did at the dances in the film. Hour and hours and hours. A film dancer does not have the freedom of a stage dancer. She must dance precisely to a mark. Her turns must be exact. She must face precise...
by Johnny
01 May 2021, 13:42
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: The Winning Team
Replies: 33
Views: 29647

Re: The Winning Team

The Winning Team Movie Trivia:(IMDb) "According to TMC, Ronald Reagan had lobbied hard to play the title role in The Stratton Story(1949), but Warner Brothers didn't want to take a chance on a baseball film and passed on the project. After "The Stratton Story", became a huge hit the he studio picked...
by Johnny
01 May 2021, 12:14
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: US Bill To Honor Doris Day
Replies: 5
Views: 4483

Re: US Bill To Honor Doris Day

Has anyone heard what happened to the bill to honour Doris Day? Did the bill die with the last administration?

Who initiated the bill.?

Is there anything DD Forum members can do to help the passage of the bill?

I hope everyone is well on this first day of May 2021.
by Johnny
28 Apr 2021, 23:22
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: Let Us Remember
Replies: 408
Views: 206571

Re: Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember:


On April 28- 1999, actor Rory Calhoun died at age 76.

Rory starred in these films:

A Ticket To Tomahawk
A Bullet is Waiting
How To Marry a Millionaire
With a Song in My Heart
Ain’t Misbehaving
I’d Climb the Highest Mountain
by Johnny
24 Apr 2021, 10:12
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: I'll See You in My Dreams
Replies: 72
Views: 51741

Re: I'll See You in My Dreams

Thanks Peter! I miss all your wonderful Doris photos. It is great to hear from you. I do miss all the DD Forum members' posts. I enjoy the Instagram Doris postings. Doris has a great following on this site. I am posting movie posters. Take good care . I sincerely hope the DD Forum will continue.
by Johnny
22 Apr 2021, 22:11
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: I'll See You in My Dreams
Replies: 72
Views: 51741

Re: I'll See You in My Dreams

In the David Kaufman book on Doris Day , there is an interesting story on the casting of Danny Thomas in the film, I'll See You in My Dreams. "There was a wide range of types on the advance tentative list of actors to play His Khan suggests that at the beginning of the project the studio had little ...
by Johnny
17 Apr 2021, 13:01
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Starlift
Replies: 34
Views: 31447

Re: Starlift

Film critic Bosley Crowther in his 1951 review of Starlight for The New York Times wrote that the " acts are unspeakably slapdash and the romance is painful beyond words", and there performances given by Miss Rule and Ron Hagerthy as the flier are as sappy as they could possibly be, and Dick Wesson ...
by Johnny
15 Apr 2021, 20:52
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Chatting about Doris...
Replies: 201
Views: 104946

Re: Chatting about Doris...

Thank you so much Renie for sharing the link on the Tom Santopietro interview about Doris Day. It is a true joy to listen to observations and confirm Doris' as the greatest female box office star in Hollywood History. I loved how he said Doris referred to her fans as friends and always tried to answ...
by Johnny
12 Apr 2021, 16:50
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: On Moonlight Bay
Replies: 50
Views: 41095

Re: On Moonlight Bay

In Tom Santopietro book Considering Doris Day he makes thoughtful observations on the song Christmas Story featured in On Moonlight Bay. He writes: "In the second half of the film there is a lovely moment which naturally occurs when Doris Day sings.As Doris sings "Christmas Story", outside in the sn...
by Johnny
03 Apr 2021, 10:40
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Chatting about Doris...
Replies: 201
Views: 104946

Re: Chatting about Doris...

Today April 3-2021 is Doris Day's birthday. (April 3-1922- May 13-2019) is the time that Doris shared her brilliant light with our world. Doris' songs, films, animal advocacy and good will continue to brighten our lives ( both human and animal). It is such a pleasure to see the Doris Day Animal Foun...
by Johnny
03 Apr 2021, 10:40
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Chatting about Doris...
Replies: 201
Views: 104946

Re: Chatting about Doris...

Today April 3-2021 is Doris Day's birthday. (April 3-1922- May 13-2019) is the time that Doris shared her brilliant light with our world. Doris' songs, films, animal advocacy and good will continue to brighten our lives ( both human and animal). It is such a pleasure to see the Doris Day Animal Foun...
by Johnny
29 Mar 2021, 17:03
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Lullaby of Broadway
Replies: 70
Views: 60055

Re: Lullaby of Broadway

Lullaby of Broadway Film Trivia: Source (IMDb) "When Doris Day's character is questioned by reporters about an affair she's supposedly having with A.Z. Sakall's character, one of them asks her ,"Is it true you call him Cuddles? This is an inside joke, as Sakall's real life nickname in real life was ...
by Johnny
18 Mar 2021, 17:40
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Storm Warning
Replies: 99
Views: 79088

Re: Storm Warning

Hi Marion,

I will post any upcoming screenings of Storm Warning on this forum under Doris Day Movies -TCM.

Doris Day films are featured every Monday night on TCM during the month of March 2021 . Doris is the Star of the Month.
by Johnny
17 Mar 2021, 22:09
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: Storm Warning
Replies: 99
Views: 79088

Re: Storm Warning

In Tom Santopietro’s book Considering Doris Day he writes about Storm Warning: “After at his succession of innocuous musicals Doris Day was due for a change, and she found it in a big way when producer Jerry Wald brought the script for his next film , 1951’s Storm Warning. A tight, efficient little ...
by Johnny
14 Mar 2021, 13:27
Forum: TALKING ABOUT DORIS DAY
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 67
Views: 24174

Re: Sad News

Thanks Michael for the update . It is reassuring to hear news regardless of progress. I really miss hearing from DD Forum members. Did you see the news about Kaley Cuoco (Big Bang Theory), playing Doris Day in a Warner's television miniseries? The project is based on A.E. Hotchner's book on Doris. I...
by Johnny
14 Mar 2021, 10:22
Forum: OFF TOPICS
Topic: TCM Doris Day Films-
Replies: 4
Views: 5432

Re: TCM Doris Day Films-

On Monday March 15-2021 on TCM:


Doris Day -Star of the Month -March 2021

Midnight Lace - 8 p.m.
The Man Who Knew Too Much - 10:15 p.m.
Julie - 12:30 a.m.
Love Me or Leave Me - 2:15 a.m.
Young Man With a Horn - 4:30 a.m.
The Winning Team - 6:30 a.m.
by Johnny
14 Mar 2021, 10:12
Forum: THE FILMS OF DORIS DAY
Topic: The West Point Story
Replies: 41
Views: 35678

Re: The West Point Story

According to IMDb trivia on The West Point Story, it states: The Year (1950) Doris Day made The West Point Story made her first appearance in the Quigley Top 25 Box Office Stars poll, placing at #24. She would remain on the list every year until she retired from making movies in 1968., and was ranke...