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Tammy and the Bachelor (1957)

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An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman.

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Peter Brent
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John Dinwitty, Tammy's Grandpa
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Barbara Bissle
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Professor Joel Brent
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Aunt Renie
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Mrs. Deena Brent
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Alfred Bissle
Craig Hill ...
Ernie
Louise Beavers ...
Osia, the Cook
April Kent ...
Tina
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Storyline

When Pete's plane crashes in the swamp, he's rescued by young Tammy, an unsophisticated backwoods girl who lives with her lay-preacher-cum-moonshiner grandfather. When Pete's well, he goes back home to his fiancée. But then Grampa gets sent to jail and he sends Tammy to stay with Pete. At Pete's house, Tammy's home cooking, enthusiasm and quaint sunshiny personality bring about changes in Pete's family and in Pete himself. Written by Kathy Li

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swamp | love | rescue | mansion | river | See more »

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All about a little Mississippi riverboat gal who taught a sophisticated bachelor about love!

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Comedy | Romance

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Approved | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 May 1957 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Tammy  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The title song "Tammy" became a number one smash hit for Debbie Reynolds in 1957 winning her a Gold Record. See more »

Quotes

Tambey 'Tammy' Tyree: Just think, Miss Renie, that same moon that's shinin' down on me this very moment, is shinin' down on Pete's tomatoes!
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Connections

Followed by Tammy and the Doctor (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Tammy
Music and Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Sung by The Ames Brothers (over the opening credits)
Later sung by Debbie Reynolds (at her bedroom windowsill)
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27 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen all 3 Tammys & without a doubt Debbie is the BEST. She is corny without being too corny. While the others have the hick part down, sometimes they do get just a bit too 'hicky'. But Debbie! Just the right amount of sincere innocence. There are phrases, or lines that are used in this Tammy that appear in the other Tammy adventures. But o my what can I say? Debbie Reynolds is just too good in this role! I adore Sandra Dee, but she is Gidget to me (except for sally field in the TV series), & Debbie will always be Tammy. If you haven't seen this, get your girlfriends, & daughters together & watch a movie that is good, wholesome & even has a great ending. It isn't tear-jerker, but it does have some tender moments, and some that will make you laugh. Wait till you Leslie Nielson! I watch this over & over as do any movie with Debbie Reynolds.


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