Goodbye, Dorothy Provine

I was saddened to read that Dorothy Provine passed away (April 25, 2010). Even though she retired from showbiz after her marriage to director Robert Day in the late 1960s, she was memorable in some great films of the era, including “The Great Race” and “Never a Dull Moment.” However, I will always remember her fondly as the less-than-enthusiastic screen wife of Milton Berle in the classic 60s comedy “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.” It would be hard for me to underestimate the influence that movie had on me at the time.

I was obsessed.

Here’s a scene which includes Dorothy Provine in the car with Berle and screen mother-in-law Ethel Merman.


~ by jimarnoldla on May 14, 2010.

One Response to “Goodbye, Dorothy Provine”

  1. Dorothy Provine was cremated and with no services and it is terrible because it is without saying goodbye to her.

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