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  • Widescreen 2.35:1
  • 16:9 Enhanced
  • Dual Layer ( )
  Languages
    Lover Come Back
  • English: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • French: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Spanish: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • German: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Italian: Dolby Digital Stereo
    Pillow Talk
  • English: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • French: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Spanish: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Italian: Dolby Digital Stereo
    Send Me No Flowers
  • English: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • French: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Spanish: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • German: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Italian: Dolby Digital Stereo
  Subtitles
    Lover Come Back
    English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Hebrew, Greek, Russian, Dutch, Arabic, Portuguese, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
    Pillow Talk
    English, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Greek, Russian, Dutch, Arabic, Portuguese, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
    Send Me No Flowers
    English, French, German, Italian, Hebrew, Greek, Russian, Dutch, Arabic, Portuguese, Turkish, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish
  Extras
    Lover Come Back
  • Theatrical trailer
    Pillow Talk
  • Theatrical trailer
    Send Me No Flowers
  • Theatrical trailer
The Doris Day Collection
Universal/Universal . R4 . COLOR . 295 mins . G . PAL

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These are the three movies made by the wonderful triumvirate of Doris Day, Rock Hudson and Tony Randall.

First came Pillow Talk, in 1959. Three years later the team made virtually the same movie again, with minor changes to character names and plot, Lover Come Back. The changes were just enough to keep it fresh and delightful - the souffle was still standing.

But by 1964 the souffle had seen its better days. Send Me No Flowers is an unexceptionable comedy. It is not bad enough to condemn out of hand; it just lacks the fresh zest and wit of its two predecessors.

But two great movies out of three is a pretty good average for a box set. That's certainly as good a score card as you'll get from the Indiana Jones set.

Get the box set, watch Pillow Talk and see why this seminal comedy remains as fresh today as when it was made 44 years ago. The recent Renee Zellweger/Ewan McGregor outing Down With Love was an affectionate and effective homage to the movies of Doris, Rock and Tony. But the original is still the best.

Individual titles reviews
REVIEW: Lover Come Back
"In Lover Come Back, Doris Day and Rock Hudson start out feuding and end up loving. It's a delicious romp, full of joyous magic."
- Anthony Clarke

REVIEW: Pillow Talk
"This is a seminal comedy. Doris Day and Rock Hudson evolve from sparring partners to lovers, and the result is a Turkish-delight of wit, warmth and effervescent charm."
- Anthony Clarke

REVIEW: Send Me No Flowers
"This is the weak-link in the collection of the three Doris Day/Rock Hudson/Tony Randall movies. By this time, the magic was wearing thin."
- Anthony Clarke

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  Overall
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The only bonus features are original preview trailers of poor to fair quality.

But while the bonus tally is poor, the box set still represents a great way to celebrate one of the most magical and effervescent screen partnerships. You can tell Doris and Rock found these movies the greatest fun to make - they're still the greatest fun to watch.

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      And I quote...
    "This box set represents a great way to celebrate one of the most magical and effervescent comedy screen partnerships of all time."
    - Anthony Clarke
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