Tammy and the Doctor

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Tammy and the Doctor
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Harry Keller
Produced by Ross Hunter
Written by Oscar Brodney
Starring Sandra Dee
Peter Fonda
Macdonald Carey
Music by Frank Skinner
Cinematography Russell Metty
Edited by Milton Carruth
Richard Bracken
Ross Hunter Productions
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date
  • May 29, 1963 (1963-05-29) (United States)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $2,000,000 (US/ Canada)[1]

Tammy and the Doctor is a 1963 eastmancolor romantic comedy film directed by Harry Keller and starring Sandra Dee as Tambrey "Tammy" Tyree.[2][3] It is the third of the four Tammy films.


Mrs. Call requires surgery in Los Angeles and is accompanied there by her young companion Tammy, a country girl from Mississippi, who later lands a job with the hospital staff. Tammy is attracted to handsome Dr. Mark Cheswick, whose superior, Dr. Bentley, and head nurse Rachel Coleman aren't sure that romance is a good idea.



Ross Hunter liked to develop new talent and the movie features 23 actors who had never made a film before.[4] Among them was Peter Fonda, who had enjoyed critical acclaim for his performance in Blood Sweat and Stanley Poole.


  1. ^ "Top Rental Features of 1963", Variety, 8 January 1964 p 71. Please note figures are rentals as opposed to total gross.
  2. ^ "Tammy and the Doctor". FilmAffinity. filmaffinity.com. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Tammy and the Doctor". AFI. afi.com. Retrieved 28 December 2015.
  4. ^ Looking at Hollywood: Ross Hunter Gives New Actors Chance Hopper, Hedda. Chicago Daily Tribune (1923-1963) [Chicago, Ill] 26 June 1962: a1.

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