Send Me No Flowers (1964)

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A hypochondriac thinks he's dying this time, and makes plans for his wife which she discovers and misunderstands.



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At one of his many visits to his doctor, hypochondriac George Kimball mistakes a dying man's diagnosis for his own and believes he only has about two more weeks to live. Wanting to take care of his wife Judy, he doesn't tell her and tries to find her a new husband. When he finally does tell her, she quickly finds out he's not dying at all (while he doesn't) and she believes it's just a lame excuse to hide an affair, so she decides to leave him. Written by Leon Wolters <>

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Rock is ready to make love yesterday, tomorrow, and especially to Day (Doris that is!)


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Release Date:

14 October 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

No me mandes flores  »

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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Although many people think Doris Day and Rock Hudson co-starred as often as Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, this was only their third - and final - appearance as a screen team. Tony Randall also appeared with them in all three films: Pillow Talk (1959), Lover Come Back (1961) and this. See more »


When Dr. Morrissey is delivering fish to Judy, she mentions that George is dying. Dr. Morrissey starts laughing and sits down, taking his glasses off. In the next shot the glasses are back on. See more »


Judy: When he tells me he's dying and he doesn't DIE... wouldn't he know that I'd get SUSPICIOUS?
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Referenced in Mad Men: The Good News (2010) See more »


Send Me No Flowers
Lyrics by Hal David
Music by Burt Bacharach
Recorded by Doris Day
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My Favorite Trio is Back Again
3 December 2001 | by (US!!) – See all my reviews

I caught this film one day and I was not disappointed at all. Rock Hudson believes that he is dying and wants to make sure his wife (played by Doris Day) will be fine after he passes away. Tony Randall plays their friend and neighbor who gets involved in the ordeal, making this film a great laughfest. The way everything carries along is great, and once again Rock and Doris make an exceptional couple. As for trio wise, I would definitely have to say that they are my favorite trio ever.. this movie along with "Pillow Talk" are my favorite older comedies!

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