Boy on a Dolphin (1957) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Samuel G. Engel.
Boy on a DolphinBy 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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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!
Dr. Hawkins: [Suddenly realizing that he's going to receive a smaller share of the treasure than originally thought] Well, there's an old Greek proverb, that says a third of something is better than half of nothing.
Victor Parmalee: Jim, you're talking to me as if I were a man of honor... I'm not!
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Originally, the film was to star Cary Grant. It was four days into shooting in Greece when Grant canceled. His wife, Betsy Drake, had survived the sinking of the Andrea Doria ocean liner and he went to be with her. Robert Mitchum was then considered, before Spyros Foucas signed Alan Ladd.
This is Sophia Loren's American film debut, coming out in April of 1957. Some people have reported that The Pride and the Passion is actually her first film, but that film was released in July of 1957.
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