The Resource Pillow talk, Universal International ; Edward Muhl in charge of production ; Arwin Productions, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin, based on a story by Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene ; produced by Ross Hunter and Martin Melcher ; directed by Michael Gordon, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Pillow talk, Universal International ; Edward Muhl in charge of production ; Arwin Productions, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin, based on a story by Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene ; produced by Ross Hunter and Martin Melcher ; directed by Michael Gordon, (videorecording Blu-ray)

Label
Pillow talk
Title
Pillow talk
Statement of responsibility
Universal International ; Edward Muhl in charge of production ; Arwin Productions, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin, based on a story by Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene ; produced by Ross Hunter and Martin Melcher ; directed by Michael Gordon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Tells the story of an uptight interior decorator who must share a telephone party line with a laid-back playboy. But the real connection is made when the two meet and he starts wooing her with late-night calls while pretending to be someone else
Member of
Awards note
Named to the National Film Registry in 2009 by the Library of Congress ; Winner, Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - written directly for the screen (Russell Rouse, Clarence Greene, Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin), 1960 Academy Awards (USA) ; Winner, Top Comedy, Top Female Comedy Performance (Doris Day), 1960 Laurel Awards ; Nominee, Best Motion Picture - Comedy, Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy (Doris Day), Best Supporting Actor (Tony Randall), 1960 Golden Globes ; Nominee, Best Acress in a Leading Role (Doris Day), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Thelma Ritter), Best Art Direction - Color (Richard H. Riedel, Russell A. Gausman, Ruby R. Levitt), Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture (Frank de Vol), 1960 Academy Awards (USA).
Cataloging source
VKC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Arthur E. Arling ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Frank DeVol
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
CHV rating: PG
Language note
English dialogue; optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P555 2012
PerformerNote
Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Thelma Ritter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1909-1993
  • 1925-1985
  • 1924-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gordon, Michael
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Melcher, Martin
  • Shapiro, Stanley
  • Richlin, Maurice
  • Rouse, Russell
  • Greene, Clarence
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Day, Doris
  • Randall, Tony
  • Ritter, Thelma
  • DeVol, Frank
  • Kirgo, Julie
  • Redman, Nick
  • Bond, Jeff
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Arwin Productions, Inc
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
103
Series statement
Universal 100th anniversary collector's series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Interior decorators
  • Composers
  • Telephone calls
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
Technique
live action
Label
Pillow talk, Universal International ; Edward Muhl in charge of production ; Arwin Productions, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin, based on a story by Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene ; produced by Ross Hunter and Martin Melcher ; directed by Michael Gordon, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/278/000000000010278814.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: Back in bed with Pillow talk; Chemistry 101: the film duo of Doris Day and Rock Hudson; Feature commentary with Film historians Jeff Bond, Julie Kirgo and Nick redman; theatrical trailer; Blu-ray only: 100 years of Universal: restoring the classics, 100 years of Universal: the Carl Laemmle era and 100 years of Universal: unforgettable characters
Accompanying material
1 booklet bound in container.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn794527475
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192135668
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 61121454
  • 2018754
  • 2020231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)794527475
System details
Blu-ray; 1080p high definition; widescreen 2.35:1; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono; 2.0 Dolby Digital. Requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD
Label
Pillow talk, Universal International ; Edward Muhl in charge of production ; Arwin Productions, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin, based on a story by Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene ; produced by Ross Hunter and Martin Melcher ; directed by Michael Gordon, (videorecording Blu-ray)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/278/000000000010278814.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: Back in bed with Pillow talk; Chemistry 101: the film duo of Doris Day and Rock Hudson; Feature commentary with Film historians Jeff Bond, Julie Kirgo and Nick redman; theatrical trailer; Blu-ray only: 100 years of Universal: restoring the classics, 100 years of Universal: the Carl Laemmle era and 100 years of Universal: unforgettable characters
Accompanying material
1 booklet bound in container.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn794527475
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192135668
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 61121454
  • 2018754
  • 2020231
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)794527475
System details
Blu-ray; 1080p high definition; widescreen 2.35:1; DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Mono; 2.0 Dolby Digital. Requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
  • Blu-ray disc
  • DVD

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