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FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY: Doris Day’s 1953 movie ‘Calamity Jane’

FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY: Doris Day’s 1953 movie ‘Calamity Jane’

January 21, 2015 No Comments

Warner Home Video will debut this March 3rd a Blu-ray of one of its most iconic, best loved 1950s musicals – Doris Day and Howard Keel’s 1953 feature film ‘Calamity Jane’. ‘Calamity Jane’ features mega-hits “Secret Love”, “The Black Hills Of Dakota” & “The Deadwood Stage” – the comedy musical western will be available individually […]

Win two tickets to see Doris Day star in her hit film ‘Calamity Jane’ at BFI Southbank Cinema (London, England)

Win two tickets to see Doris Day star in her hit film ‘Calamity Jane’ at BFI Southbank Cinema (London, England)

December 7, 2012 1 Comment

The Doris Day Film Season organised in London by the British Film Institute (BFI) is going down a treat. Twelve of Doris Day’s movies are now showing on the big screen at the BFI Southbank until the end of this month. Tickets are selling out fast though and already hundreds of people have attended showings […]

BFI Southbank in London (England) to celebrate Hollywood’s golden girl with a selection of her finest work during December 2012

BFI Southbank in London (England) to celebrate Hollywood’s golden girl with a selection of her finest work during December 2012

November 11, 2012 2 Comments

Doris Day fans are in for a monumentus treat this happy holiday season as throughout December 2012 the BFI Southbank will present a season devoted to the American movie star. BFI Southbank (formerly known as the National Film Theatre) is the leading repertory cinema in the United Kingdom. It hosts over 2,000 classic and contemporary […]

British television networks BBCtv & Channel 5 celebrate Doris Day’s music comeback (RARE 1992 PBS bio “A Sentimental Journey” to air in UK!)

British television networks BBCtv & Channel 5 celebrate Doris Day’s music comeback (RARE 1992 PBS bio “A Sentimental Journey” to air in UK!)

August 30, 2011 3 Comments

We have just learnt that digital channel BBC4 television will be holding a special ‘Doris Day’ evening on Friday, September 9 2011 from 9pm (UK time). The channel will re-transmit their 2005 documentary “Virgin Territory” and of significant interest to Day’s fans they will broadcast for the first ever time on British television Doris Day’s 1971 special […]

The Warner Bros. Years

June 4, 2010 No Comments

Top hat, tails and icons of the silver screen have always stirred my imagination. Astaire, with or without Ginger, used the outfit as the perfect extension of his screen persona, whilst no one donned it as glamorously or perversely as the ambivalent Marlene Dietrich in her movies. Then there was Doris Day!… The up-and-coming Warner […]

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Alesia Newman-Breen’s hand made Doris Day dolls

Alesia Newman-Breen’s hand made Doris Day dolls

October 29, 2008 No Comments

An American doll maker has paid tribute to Doris Day by creating dolls based on two of her most iconic movie roles. I felt compelled to tell you all about a very talented lady named Alesia Newman-Breen, who is an actress, sculptor, graphic artist, writer, wife and mother living in suburban Baltimore, Maryland with her […]

Calamity Jane voted by BBC Radio 2 listeners as the ‘Greatest Hollywood Musical of All-time’

Calamity Jane voted by BBC Radio 2 listeners as the ‘Greatest Hollywood Musical of All-time’

December 18, 2007 No Comments

New British radio poll places Doris Day’s movie ‘Calamity Jane’ at #1. BBC Radio 2’s disc-jockey Russell Davies has just conducted a poll on his Sunday show to discover which of the great Hollywood musical-movies was your all-time favourite. It was Doris Day & Howard Keel’s film ‘Calamity Jane’ that rode on into the top […]

Goodbye to three of Doris Day’s co-stars: Tony Randall, Ronald Reagan & Howard Keel

Goodbye to three of Doris Day’s co-stars: Tony Randall, Ronald Reagan & Howard Keel

November 15, 2004 No Comments

News emerged during 2004 of the sad passing of three American greats. Each were significant players in the showbiz world and had notably co-starred with Doris Day. TONY RANDAL: After a long illness, on May 17th, Tony Randall (pictured above with Doris Day) passed away in his sleep. The 84 year old of course will be […]

World-wide DVD debut for Doris Day’s musical-movie Calamity Jane

June 21, 2004 No Comments

Warner Bros. are releasing on DVD this classic film which centres around the rivalry and eventual romance of tomboy Calamity Jane (Doris Day) and Wild Bill Hickok (Howard Keel). The heart of Dakota [Indian] Territory acts as the perfect backdrop for a stunning score by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster. The duo won their […]

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Calamity Jane (album)

Calamity Jane (album)

November 9, 1953 No Comments

US Release Date: 9 November 1953 [ Shop @ amazon.com aStore ] The Deadwood Stage [Whip-Crack-Away]~ (Sammy Fain/Paul Francis Webster) Listen I Can Do Without You~ (with Howard Keel) (Sammy Fain/Paul Francis Webster) The Black Hills of Dakota+ (Sammy Fain/Paul Francis Webster) Just Blew in from the Windy City+ (Sammy Fain/Paul Francis Webster) A Woman’s […]

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DORIS DAY to be honoured by Cincinnati

Doris Day’s birthplace of Cincinnati will honour the star later this month with several celebrations around the city, these...

A DAY-lightful new Doris Day CD of her RARE 1950s radio show duets

  On general sale now is, ‘Day Time on the Radio – Lost Radio Duets from the Doris Day...

Join in on Doris Day’s 93rd Birthday Celebrations!!

Doris Day’s 93rd birthday will soon be here! And darling Doris wants to see you with your beloved pets!...