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Send Me No Flowers (1964)

A hypochondriac believes he is dying, 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 <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>

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

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14 October 1964 (USA)  »

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Rock Hudson later said he had disliked the film and thought it was distasteful to make a comedy about death. See more »

Goofs

In the breakfast scene at the beginning of the picture, the level of coffee in Judy's cup constantly changes between shots. Also, the coffee starts out black, then later has cream in it. See more »

Quotes

George Kimball: Egods, you've got cold feet!
Arnold Nash: Complaints, complaints, nothing but complaints! I could do some complaining, too, you know. You ever cut your toenails?
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Referenced in Pleasantville (1998) See more »

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Send Me No Flowers
Lyrics by Hal David
Music by Burt Bacharach
Recorded by Doris Day
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Classic Comedy
20 August 2001 | by (Philadelphia, PA) – See all my reviews

I stumbled across this movie one morning. I don't usually like comedies from this era, but I really liked this one. It is very cute and funny and just perfect. The three are a great team and Tony Randall is especially funny. I recommend it to all.


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