Lover Come Back (film)

December 20, 1961 4 Comments

US Release Date: 20 December 1961

  • Rock Hudson Jerry Webster
  • Doris Day Carol Templeton
  • Tony Randall Peter ‘Pete’ Ramsey
  • Edie Adams Rebel Davis
  • Jack Oakie J. Paxton Miller
  • Jack Kruschen Doctor Linus Tyler

This advertising business satire was the second movie from the Hudson-Day partnership. Advertising account executive Carol Templeton is infuriated by the immoral but lucrative tactics adopted by rival firm exec Jerry Webster. The pair become tangled in a hilarious farce centred around the bogus product “VIP”. The scam is devised by Webster who eventually masquerades as the inventor to acquaint himself with Ms. Templeton. The deftness and wit of the Oscar nominated screenplay makes this film an absolute winner and one of Doris Day’s best romantic-comedies!

Director(s): Delbert Mann
Producer(s): Robert Arthur, Stanley Shapiro & Martin Melcher
Studio: Universal  (USA)
Comedy/Romance
Colour (Eastmancolor)

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4 Comments to “Lover Come Back (film)”
  1. […] of course will be remembered for his enduring roles in the Hudson/Day comedy-movies: Pillow Talk, Lover Come Back and Send Me No Flowers. Tony later went on to win an Emmy for his role as Felix Unger in the hit TV […]

  2. […] Pillow Talk (1959) – Lover Come Back (1961) – Send Me No Flowers (1964) – As an added bonus the set includes an exclusive 8-track CD of […]

  3. […] golden couple were re-united again in the smash 1961 movie ‘Lover Come Back‘ featuring yet another catchy title tune by Frank de Vol which beautifully complimented the […]

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