The Resource Pillow talk, Universal International ; 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, (DVD)

Pillow talk, Universal International ; 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, (DVD)

Label
Pillow talk
Title
Pillow talk
Statement of responsibility
Universal International ; 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 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
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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Arthur E. Arling ; film editor, Milton Carruth ; music, Frank DeVol
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue; optional French or Spanish subtitles ; optional English SDH for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P555 2009
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
  • Rouse, Russell
  • Greene, Clarence
  • Shapiro, Stanley
  • Richlin, Maurice
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Melcher, Martin
  • Gordon, Michael
  • 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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Interior decorators
  • Composers
  • Telephone calls
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Romantic comedy films
  • Fiction films
  • Film adaptations
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
  • National Film Registry
Technique
live action
Label
Pillow talk, Universal International ; 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, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Bonus features: Optional audio feature commentary with film historians Jeff Bond, Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman ; Back in bed with Pillow talk (ca. 22 min. ; 'take a look back at the making of the film and its lasting legacy' -- Container) ; Chemistry 101: the film duo of Rock Hudson and Doris Day (ca. 5 min., 'examine the classic screen couple and their three films together' -- Container.) ; original theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn317504385
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195051019
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61106006
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)317504385
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation ; dual-layer disc ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Pillow talk, Universal International ; 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, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Bonus features: Optional audio feature commentary with film historians Jeff Bond, Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman ; Back in bed with Pillow talk (ca. 22 min. ; 'take a look back at the making of the film and its lasting legacy' -- Container) ; Chemistry 101: the film duo of Rock Hudson and Doris Day (ca. 5 min., 'examine the classic screen couple and their three films together' -- Container.) ; original theatrical trailer
Control code
ocn317504385
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195051019
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61106006
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)317504385
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen presentation ; dual-layer disc ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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