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That Touch of Mink (1962)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  14 June 1962 (USA)
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A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.

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Cathy Timberlake is an old fashioned country girl who meets the man of her dreams, Philip Shayne, after his Rolls Royce splashes her with mud on her way to a job interview. Philip is a romantic businessman who is taken by Cathy's honest heart. There's one problem, he's not interested in marriage while Cathy has never thought of anything else. Written by Kelly

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Adult Sophisticated Comedy! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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14 June 1962 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Carícias de Luxo  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastman Color)

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2.35 : 1
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When Roger (Gig Young)is showing Cathy (Doris Day) the list of potential husbands for her, we learn that one of the names on the list is Rock Hudson, Day's co-star in Pillow Talk (1959), Lover Come Back (1961) and Send Me No Flowers (1964). See more »

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When Shayne and Roger are talking in the office, Shayne is drinking from a teacup. The camera angle is from behind Shayne's right shoulder and as he raises the cup, it can be seen that the cup is empty. See more »

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Connie Emerson: [talking to Cathy] For 2000 years we've had their children, washed their clothes, cooked their meals and cleaned their houses. And what did they give us in return? The right to smoke in public. We sold out for a cigarette - and you don't even smoke!
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Silly, Naive but Funny
19 April 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

While going to receive her unemployment paycheck and to a job interview later, the coat of the naive Cathy Timberlake (Doris Day) is splashed with mud by the Rolls Royce of the millionaire businessman Philip Shayne (Cary Grant). Later he sees her going to have lunch from his office and sends his financial adviser Roger (Gig Young) to give some money to Cathy to compensate her loss. Cathy feels offended with the offer and she goes to Philip's office with the intention of throwing the money on his face. However, when she sees the handsome Philip, she immediately falls in love with him. They date and Cathy expects that Philip proposes to marry her, but he does not have this intention.

"That Touch of Mink" is a silly and naive but funny romantic comedy. The premise is dumb and is irritating to see Cathy buying expensive clothing and traveling to Bermudas with a playboy expecting to give nothing in return. But the comedy has many funny situations, like the just married couple in the motel or Roger being mistakenly taken as Philip in Cathy's apartment building. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Carícias de Luxo" ("Caresses of Luxury")


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