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Tammy Tell Me True (1961)

Passed | | Comedy | 26 July 1961 (USA)
Tammy leaves the river in Mississippi to attend college, developing a relationship with Tom Freeman (John Gavin). Sandra Dee replaces Debbie Reynolds in this and the third Tammy movie. This... See full summary »

Director:

Harry Keller

Writers:

Oscar Brodney (screenplay), Cid Ricketts Sumner (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Dee ... Tammy Tyree
John Gavin ... Thomas 'Tom' Freeman
Charles Drake ... Buford Woodly
Virginia Grey ... Miss Jenks
Julia Meade ... Suzanne Rook
Beulah Bondi ... Mrs. Annie Rook Call
Cecil Kellaway ... Captain Joe
Edgar Buchanan ... Judge Carver
Gigi Perreau ... Rita
Juanita Moore ... Della
Hayden Rorke ... Joshua Welling
Ward Ramsey ... Caleb Slade
Henry Corden ... Captain Armand
Don Dorrell Don Dorrell ... Roger
Pat McNulty Pat McNulty ... Joan
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Tammy leaves the river in Mississippi to attend college, developing a relationship with Tom Freeman (John Gavin). Sandra Dee replaces Debbie Reynolds in this and the third Tammy movie. This film introduces both a new theme song, "Tammy Tell Me True", and the character of Mrs. Annie Call, played by veteran Beulah Bondi. Mrs. Call ultimately moves in with Tammy at the Ellen B. and would be the catalyst for the events in the following film, "Tammy and The Doctor". Written by alfiehitchie

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It's that Mississippi Riverboat gal in NEW Adventures! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Connections

Followed by Tammy (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Tammy, Tell Me True
Written by Dorothy Squires
Sung by Sandra Dee
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A 'True' classic
19 October 2013 | by makeitso-29-642982See all my reviews

The first time I saw this movie, I was a very young girl. I loved it then and I own it now. I fell in love with the other two movies as well (Tammy and the Bachelor and Tammy and the Doctor). Sandra Dee slips easily into Debbie Reynolds shoes in the second installment, Tammy Tell me True, and adapts most convincingly into her bayou lass role. A truly entertaining classic that transports one into a more innocent and simpler time and reeks of nostalgia for anyone in the 50+ age group. Sandra Dee is disarming in her mix of innocence and simple wisdom, putting to shame the very people who initially mock her. Sandra shows a true range of acting skills that she proves in another vehicle of the time period: A Summer Place. For pure, fun, entertaining fare, this is it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Com Amor no Coração See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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