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Hollywood Flashback: Doris Day Earned an Oscar Nom for 1959's 'Pillow Talk'

Hollywood Flashback: Doris Day Earned an Oscar Nom for 1959's 'Pillow Talk'

a career that spanned 39 films, Doris Day, who died May 13 at 97, received just one Oscar nomination. It came for the 1959 battle-of-the-sexes comedy Pillow Talk, in which she starred with Rock Hudson.

Day, then 37, played a New York interior decorator who shared a telephone party line with a composer (Hudson), who hogs the line flirting with his girlfriends. She's angry because she needs the phone for work. They meet by accident in a restaurant. He affects an accent to pretend he's someone else, they date, and complications arise. (The most baroque twist has Hudson, who ...

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