Please Don’t Eat the Daisies Cast, Box Office Collection, Budget, Storyline

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies

In this entertaining comedy by Charles Walters, everyone seems to get in on the act, even the dog and especially the four overactive kids in a wildly challenging family. David Niven co-stars with Doris Day as Lawrence and Kate Mackay, distinctive parents struggling with home, life, and family. Lawrence opts for leaving his job teaching at Columbia University in New York for a post as a drama critic for a Gotham newspaper, bringing new problems to the pile the family already owns. First, they are forced to move out — far out — to the countryside with their brood and canine. And next, while Kate handles home, hearth, and hellions, Lawrence proceeds to alienate one of his best friends with a shattering review. That unhappy beginning to his new career also brings in one of the actresses damaged by his cutting remarks (Janis Paige), who wreaks her own form of havoc on poor Lawrence. In the meantime, Day gets to sing some songs which add to the light-hearted attitude of it all. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Release date: Mar 31, 1960
Production Company: MGM
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Genre: Classics,Comedy,Kids & Family,Musical & Performing Arts

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies Caste and Crew
Director: Charles Walters
writer: Isobel Lennart
David Niven,Doris Day,Janis Paige,Spring Byington,Richard Haydn,Patsy Kelly,Jack Weston,John Harding,Margaret Lindsay,Charles Herbert,Stanley Livingston,Flip Mark,Baby Gellert,Carmen Phillips,Dog: Hobo,Mary Patton,Marina Koshetz,Geraldine Wall,Kathryn Card,Donald Foster,Irene Tedrow,Anatole Winogradoff,Benny Rubin,Madge Blake,Peter Leeds,Joe Cronin,Burt Douglas,John Brennan,Guy Stockwell,Marianne Gaba,Len Lesser,Wilson Wood,Amy Douglass,Gail Bonney,Richard Collier,Charles Seel,Frank Wilcox,Milton Frome,Bobby Darin,Jhean Burton,Charles Coburn