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Pillow Talk, A Movie That Deserves A Modern Reboot

Pillow Talk, is a classic. It is a perfect rom-com, with subtle sexual innuendo, wrapped in the blanket of the late 1950’s.

Jan Morrow (Doris Day) and Brad Allen (Rock Hudson) share a telephone line.  She is a single interior designer, he is playboy Broadway composer. Over the phone they don’t get along. Brad sees Jan at a club and attempts to romance her by pretending to be a shy country boy who in the big city for the first time.

This movie is perfect and funny and despite the era it was made in, it is full of sexual innuendo. Doris Day and Rock Hudson have a natural on screen chemistry. Pillow Talk is the first of three films they made together, they were the real life Will and Grace until Hudson passed away from AIDS in the early 1980’s.

I highly recommend this movie, both as a viewer and as a challenge to a screenwriter to remake it for today’s audiences.

 

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