That Touch of Mink
Price Range:$4.44 to $23.75
Of Doris Day, comedian-pianist Oscar Levant once observed, "I knew her before she was a virgin." Indeed, playing a woman who... Read More
Of Doris Day, comedian-pianist Oscar Levant once observed, "I knew her before she was a virgin." Indeed, playing a woman who always says "no" proved quite profitable for the wholesome singer in a series of light comedies in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Here in THAT TOUCH OF MINK, she plays newly unemployed New York secretary Cathy Timberlake, who meets handsome and wealthy business magnate Philip Shayne (Cary Grant) when his car accidentally splatters her dress with mud. Her annoyance about her dress is vaporized by his charm, and she agrees to join him on a business trip to Baltimore. There they attend a baseball game which features amusing appearances by diamond greats Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, and Yogi Berra. They stop for drinks en route to New York, where Philip impresses the young woman by giving a speech at the United Nations. Feeling that he's finally gotten past the necessary preliminaries, he asks Cathy to accompany him to Bermuda, where clearly, he hopes the relationship will reach a new ... Minimize
Product Review Summary
5 Reviews from Epinions.com
Jul 17, 2002
Delbert Mann's -That Touch of Mink-1962
Pros: Cary Grant, Doris Day and Gig Young, wit, dialog, art direction.
Cons: None that I can think of
This is pure entertainment, and it predates the so called sexual revolution. It features great comedy, and unbeatable performances. Need a laugh? Try it! Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 15, 2000
Not even PC for the 90s...
Pros: Witty, intelligent, fast moving charmer--with Cary Grant!
Cons: Very dated and not PC by today's terms. Read More at Epinions.com
May 13, 2000
Don't Miss This One
Pros: Wonderful, vibrant comedy
Cons: None Read More at Epinions.com