Send Me No Flowers | 1964

Directed by: Norman Jewison

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Main Plot

When a hypochondriac believes he is dying, he makes plans for his wife--which she discovers and misunderstands.


  • Rock Hudson's character in "Send Me No Flowers" is George Kimball, a hypochondriac husband who believes he is dying. Rock Hudson
  • Judy Kimball is the character played by Doris Day in "Send Me No Flowers." She is the loving wife of George. Doris Day
  • Tony Randall's character in "Send Me No Flowers" is Arnold Nash, a best friend and neighbor of the protagonist. Tony Randall

Ending Explained

In the ending of "Send Me No Flowers," after a series of misunderstandings and comedic mishaps, George mistakenly believes he is terminally ill. Determined to ensure his wife, Judy, will be taken care of after his demise, George tries to find her a suitable husband. However, his plans go awry when Judy discovers the truth about his health and his intentions. Ultimately, George's deception is exposed, but his love for Judy prevails as they reconcile and reaffirm their commitment to each other, embracing a future together.

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Norman Jewison Rock Hudson Doris Day Tony Randall