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That Touch of Mink [DVD] [1962]

  • SKU: 21519539
  • Release Date: 07/30/2013
  • Rating: NR
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    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (3 out of 3)

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    That Touch of Mink
    When people refer to Doris Day as "the world's oldest professional virgin," they generally have the 1962 comedy That Touch of Mink in mind. It isn't that Cathy Timberlake (Day) is above a bit of hanky-panky; it's just that she wants such tangibles as a marriage license and wedding ring first. Thus, when playboy businessman Philip Shayne (Cary Grant) begins actively pursuing Cathy (they "met cute" when Philip's limo splashed mud on the hapless Cathy), she won't say "I will" until he says "I do." She is of the idealistic opinion that she can bring out the best intentions in him, even when he repeatedly tips off his worst intentions by inviting her to accompany him to Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Bermuda. After not a few complications and misunderstands, Cathy finally finagles a proposal out of Philip. The film is essentially much ado about nothing, but it is so well-acted and attractively photographed that the audiences are willing to go along for the ride. The high-powered supporting cast includes Gig Young as Roger, Philip's moralistic financial advisor; Audrey Meadows as Connie, Cathy's wise-cracking roommate; Alan Hewitt as Dr. Gruber, a confused psychiatrist; John Astin as Beasley, Cathy's slimy would-be beau; Dick Sargent as a neurotic honeymooner; and an unbilled Richard Deacon as an all-around letch. Best scene: the baseball-dugout rhubarb involving New York Yankees Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, and Yogi Berra. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Cary Grant
      Cary Grant - Philip Shayne
    • Doris Day
      Doris Day - Cathy Timberlake
    • Gig Young
      Gig Young - Roger
    • Audrey Meadows
      Audrey Meadows - Connie
    • John Astin
      John Astin - Beasley



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    Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      As advertised

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      Produced was as advertised. In great condition. Arrived on date promised.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great movie

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      CadeSkywalker
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      Doris Day is funny trying to catch a man. Why can life be fun and simple like that today?

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Doris Day and Rock Hudson - no more to say

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      michele
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      This is a great movie if you like the old love stories

      I would recommend this to a friend



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