That Touch Of Mink


(out of 5)

 is adorable in this stock romantic comedy about a temp worker who catches the eye of a wealthy businessman () who wants to make a dishonest woman out of her. She tries to live la vida loca and goes to Bermuda with him, but the lone double bed in their hotel room frightens her and she runs back home. For such a pure girl she sure thinks about sex a lot, which isn’t surprising considering how devastatingly sexy Grant is. Cute stuff, but you’ll have trouble watching it if you want to laugh with it and not at it. Who would look at Day’s blonde bubble hairdo and Swiss Miss face and think she was riding the fine line between virgin and hooker? The film is missing her singing, which hurts more than a bit, but ‘ adorable supporting performance is a plus, not to mention the colourful sets and costumes.

Granley Company, Arwin Productions, Nob Hill Productions Inc.

USA, 1962

Directed by

Screenplay by ,

Cinematography by

Produced by ,

Music by

Production Design by ,

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Academy Awards 1962

Golden Globe Awards 1962


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