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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Madeleine Carroll, actress (1906-1987)

Amy Veness, actress (1876-1960)
William Frawley, actor (1887-1966)
Stanley J. ‘Tiny’ Sandford, actor (1894-1961)
Jean Negulesco, director & screenwriter (1900-1993)
Dub Taylor, actor (1907-1994)
Dane Clark, actor (1912-1998)
Robert Alda, actor (1914-1986)
Jackie Gleason, actor, comedian & musician (1916-1987)
Michael Pate, actor, writer & director (1920-2008)
Tony Randall, actor & comedian (1920-2004)
Betty Hutton, actress, comedian & singer (1921-2007)
Cliff Osmond, actor (1937-2012)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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Jackie Gleason, actor, comedian & musician (1916-1987)

William Frawley, actor (1887-1966)
Jean Negulesco, director & screenwriter (1900-1993)
Madeleine Carroll, actress (1906-1987)
Tony Randall, actor & comedian (1920-2004)

Classic Movie Night Recommendation:

Send Me No Flowers (1964)

 

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Send Me No Flowers_3In this their final onscreen pairing, Doris Day and Rock Hudson play a married couple who over a matter of days are involved in events caused by a series of misunderstandings. Hudson as George Kimball is a hypochondriac who is convinced he’s dying when he overhears his doctor discussing the diagnosis of a terminally ill patient. Assuming the test results are his, George sets about preparing for his impending death. He confides the devastating news to his good friend and neighbor Arnold Nash (Tony Randall) who sets out on the drinking binge which lasts the course of the film. George purchases a cemetery plot from an overzealous funeral home operator; Mr. Adkins (Paul Lynde). In his thoughtfulness he even purchases a plot for his wife’s future second husband. George now sets out in search of his replacement, since this is 1960 and there is no way that Judy (Doris Day) would be able to find someone on her own that would be able to care for her as George as always done. However, Judy misconstrues George’s secrets as his attempt to cover up an affair.

Send Me No Flowers_1Send Me No Flowers also marks the pairs final teaming with Tony Randall. The three shared the screen in both Pillow Talk (1959) and Lover Come Back (1961). Compared to the previous films, Send Me No Flowers falls shorts. However, it is still an enjoyable to watch.

 

 

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Images from: Send Me No Flowers Dir. Norman Jewison. Universal Studios, 1964. DVD.

 

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

William Frawley

William Frawley, actor (1887-1966)

Jean Negulesco, director & screenwriter (1900-1993)
Madeleine Carroll, actress (1906-1987)
Jon Hall, actor (1915-1979)
Jackie Gleason, actor, comedian & musician (1916-1987)
Tony Randall, actor & comedian (1920-2004)

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

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William Frawley, actor (1887-1966)

Jean Negulesco, director & screenwriter (1900-1993)
Madeleine Carroll, actress (1906-1987)
Jon Hall, actor (1915-1979)
Jackie Gleason, actor, comedian & musician (1916-1987)
Tony Randall, actor & comedian (1920-2004)

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