Archive for May 16th, 2019

Read, Listen, Watch: Doris Day

News came on Monday of the death of Doris Day, iconic actress, singer, and philanthropist whose career spanned the mid-20th century. She will be remembered as “the girl next door,” but her life was more complicated – and richer – than that. Learn more about her, or enjoy her performances, with one of these choices.

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READ:

Considering Doris Day – Tom Santopietro

Doris Day – Michael Freedland

Doris Day: The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door – David Kaufman

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LISTEN:

Doris Day: Her Greatest Hits and Finest Performances

Doris Day with Les Brown: Best of the Big Bands

The Essence of Doris Day

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WATCH:

By the Light of the Silver Moon

Do Not Disturb

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Teacher’s Pet