Doris Day: 4 Great Movies (and 1 TV Show) to Stream – The New York Times

Posted on: May 14, 2019, by :

Doris Day: 4 Great Movies (and 1 TV Show) to Stream  The New York Times

Doris Day died Monday at 97. An actress and singer known for her wholesome, sunny screen presence, Day was a major movie star of the 1950s and ’60s: first as a dynamic leading lady during the golden age of the Hollywood musical; and then as a love interest for rugged leading men like Rock Hudson and Cary Grant in several suggestive-but-chaste screwball sex comedies, like “Pillow Talk” and “That Touch of Mink.” As the public’s taste in entertainment changed in the 1970s — shifting toward gritty realism and adult themes — Day’s popularity declined. She went into semiretirement after wrapping …

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