tammy and the doctor

the year: 1963

the genre: comedy

the cast: Sandra Dee (Tammy); Peter Fonda (Dr. Mark Cheswick); Beulah Bondi (Annie Call); Reginald Owen (Jason Tripp); Alice Pearce (Millie Baxter)

the plot: When Mrs. Call's heart condition acts up, Tammy tags along in the trip to Los Angeles for the surgery. Since there are no guest quarters in the hospital, Tammy gets a job in the hospital as a nurse's assistant, and catches the attention of handsome young resident Dr. Cheswick.

count: how many times Tammy ends up back with custodial duties.

don't miss: Reginald Owen as Mr. Tripp - you may recognize him as Admiral Boom from Mary Poppins.

extra bonus points: if you know why smarmy Dr. Hassler (below, left) looks familiar.

did you know: when Tammy mixes up ID bracelets on the babies in the nursery, she identifies one of them as "Bernard Schwartz", the real name of Tony Curtis, then one of Universal's biggest stars.


Erika said...

Would that be TV's Batman?

Millie Motts said...

It would indeed!

Scott said...

Holy bed pans, Batman!