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Boy on a Dolphin (1957) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Samuel G. Engel.

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Boy on a Dolphin

By RBuccicone on Mar 27, 2013 From MacGuffin Movies

Boy on a Dolphin (1957) I know what you’re thinking, and yes, Boy on a Dolphin?is as stupid as its name suggests. The only excuse one can find to endure the movie is the occasional shot of Sophia Loren in ocean-soaked clothes. The story starts with Loren’s Phaedra discovering a statue of... Read full article


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Victor Parmalee: You'll dive with Calder - dive all over the Aegean Sea. Except in one spot: the spot with the boy on a dolphin.
Phaedra: But sir...
Victor Parmalee: [Cutting her off] Dive until he runs out of patience, runs out of ambition, out of money, out of oxygen, and hope!
Phaedra: [Tapping her finger to her temple] Oh, Mr. Parmalee, you have plenty of noodle, you know?
Victor Parmalee: Thank you.
Phaedra: Now, we all have wine!


Victor Parmalee: Jim, you're talking to me as if I were a man of honor... I'm not!


Dr. James 'Jim' Calder: May I remind you of Paragraph 9 of the Penal Code of Greece:
[reading from a book]
Dr. James 'Jim' Calder: "Any and all objects of a historical value cannot under any circumstances be removed from Greek territory or territorial waters. They...
Victor Parmalee: [quoting by memory] ... they are to be considered the property of the Greek nation."
[pause]
Victor Parmalee: Yes, Jim, I know all about Greek Paragraph 9 - *I'm* the reason they wrote it!


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While filming Boy on a Dolphin, Sophia Loren was required to walk in a trench in order to give audiences the impression that her diminutive co-star, Alan Ladd, was taller than she.
Sophia Loren's role was originally offered to 'Gina Lollobridgida', who declined.
Clifton Webb's character in the film is named Victor Parmalee. Webb's real name was Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck.
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