Send Me No Flowers

BFM — 39
BFM — 39
Send Me No Flowers
Directed by Norman JewisonItalian title: Non mandarmi fiori!
United States / 1964 / 100 min.
Colour / O.V. / Subtitles: sub. it.
Rock Hudson (George), Doris Day (Judy), Tony Randall (Arnold), Paul Lynde (signor Akins), Hal March (Winston Burr), Edward Andrews (dr. Morrissey), Patricia Barry (Linda), Clint Walker (Bert), Clive Clerk (Vito), Dave Willock (Milkman Ernie), Aline Towne (Cora)

After eavesdropping on his doctors as they discuss another patient, George, a  middle-aged hypochondriac, leaves the hospital visit believing he is terminally ill. Assuming he’ll soon be dead, George enlists his friend, Arnold, to help him find a new husband for his wife, Judy. They eventually settle on Bert, a successful businessman. But George’s odd behaviour makes Judy suspect he’s covering up an affair.

Essential filmography

The Statement (Caccia all’uomo, 2003)

Moonstruck (Stregata dalla luna, 1987)

A Soldier’s Story (Storia di un soldato, 1984)

Jesus Christ Superstar (id., 1963)

In the Heat of the Night (La calda notte dell’ispettore Tibbs, 1967)

Send Me No Flowers (Non mandarmi fiori!, 1964)

BFM 39 list of films

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