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Tammy and the Bachelor
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Release Date:
9 May 1957 (Australia) See more »
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Tagline:
All about a little Mississippi riverboat gal who taught a sophisticated bachelor about love!
Plot:
An unsophisticated young woman from the Mississippi swamps falls in love with an unconventional southern gentleman. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 2 wins See more »
User Reviews:
"Cute" movie for the time it was released. Has special meaning for me. See more (15 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Debbie Reynolds ... Tambrey 'Tammy' Tyree

Leslie Nielsen ... Peter Brent

Walter Brennan ... John Dinwitty, Tammy's Grandpa

Mala Powers ... Barbara Bissle

Sidney Blackmer ... Professor Joel Brent

Mildred Natwick ... Aunt Renie

Fay Wray ... Mrs. Deena Brent

Philip Ober ... Alfred Bissle
Craig Hill ... Ernie
Louise Beavers ... Osia, the Cook
April Kent ... Tina
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ralph Brooks ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Vera Burnett ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Lillian Culver ... Woman at Exhibition (uncredited)
Lucille Curtis ... Farmer's Wife (uncredited)
Jack Edwards ... Mike (uncredited)
Robert Filmer ... Deputy (uncredited)
Robert F. Hoy ... Boy (uncredited)
Larry Hudson ... Revenue Man (uncredited)
Mike Lally ... Photographer at Exhibition (uncredited)
Carl M. Leviness ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Jack Macy ... Farmer (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Camille Williams ... Girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Joseph Pevney 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Oscar Brodney 
Cid Ricketts Sumner  novel "Tammy Out of Time"

Produced by
Ross Hunter .... producer
 
Original Music by
Frank Skinner 
 
Cinematography by
Arthur E. Arling 
 
Film Editing by
Ted J. Kent 
 
Art Direction by
Bill Newberry 
Richard H. Riedel 
 
Set Decoration by
Russell A. Gausman 
 
Costume Design by
Bill Thomas 
 
Makeup Department
Joan St. Oegger .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Norman Deming .... unit production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph E. Kenney .... assistant director (as Joseph E. Kenny)
Terence Nelson .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Joe Lapis .... sound (as Joseph Lapis)
Peter Berkos .... sound editor (uncredited)
George Hoagland .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Clifford Stine .... special photography
 
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
William Fritzsche .... technicolor color consultant
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
89 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
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Trivia:
In August 1957, this film was being shown on a double bill with The Midnight Story (1957).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!See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Grease (1978)See more »
Soundtrack:
TammySee more »

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19 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
"Cute" movie for the time it was released. Has special meaning for me., 26 December 2004
Author: n-kc from United States

Being in my early 60's, I saw 'Tammy and the Bachelor' when I was a teenager. It was a wonderful movie to me then: the poor girl who gets the handsome, affluent beau. I still like the movie for its simple message: one should be judged by his/her character, not by social status. "Tammy" was the first song that I ever sang in a talent contest (and I won first place), so I have a reason to remember the title song with much interest. A friend of my older brother came from New York to North Carolina for a visit back then and had me to sing "Tammy" over and over. Back then, I felt as if I WERE Tammy. Such movies don't wear as well with time as the classics, but they're nice to remember and to watch again.

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