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Breakfast at Tiffany's Overview:

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Blake Edwards and produced by Martin Jurow and Richard Shepherd.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Truman Capote published in 1958.

Breakfast at Tiffany's was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2012.

Academy Awards 1961 --- Ceremony Number 34 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressAudrey HepburnNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray MoyerNominated
Best Music - ScoringHenry ManciniWon
Best Music - SongMusic by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny MercerWon
Best WritingGeorge AxelrodNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

Tr?s Distingu?: "Breakfast at Tiffany's," another "Big Screen Classic" from TCM and Fathom Events

By The Lady Eve on Nov 29, 2016 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Each month this year Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events have teamed to bring "Big Screen Classics" into movie theaters around the country. The series kicked off with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) in January and will close with From Here To Eternity (1953) in December. Audrey Hepbu... Read full article


Tr?s Distingu?: "Breakfast at Tiffany's," another "Big Screen Classic" from TCM and Fathom Events

By The Lady Eve on Nov 29, 2016 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Each month this year Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events have teamed to bring "Big Screen Classics" into movie theaters around the country. The series kicked off with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) in January and will close with From Here To Eternity (1953) in December. Audrey Hepb... Read full article


In Theaters: Fandango and TCM Present Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

By KC on Nov 27, 2016 From Classic Movies

I had a lovely time at the multi-plex this afternoon, where I had the rare opportunity to watch a classic film in the kind of theater that is usually home to the latest big screen blockbuster. Because of this, it always feels like a triumph to me to attend movies presented by TCM Big Screen Classics... Read full article


2011 TCM Classic Film Festival--Citizen Kane, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and La Dolce Vita at Grauman's Chinese Theater

on May 9, 2011 From GlamAmor

When anyone first arrives in Los Angeles, Grauman's Chinese Theater is without a doubt on the short list of places to visit. The iconic theater and historical landmark is part of the pilgrimage for just about every tourist. And rightfully so. Since 1927, the Chinese Theater has been the site of ... Read full article


Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961).

By Dawn on Dec 30, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). Romantic comedy. Cast: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney. The film was directed by Blake Edwards. It was loosely based on the novel of the same name by Truman Capote. Orangey as "Cat" (trained by Frank Inn). He... Read full article


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Quotes from

Holly Golightly: It's useful being top banana in the shock department.


Paul Varjak: They're not the kind of stories you can really tell.
Holly Golightly: Too dirty?
Paul Varjak: Yeah, I suppose they're dirty, too, but only incidentally. Mainly they're angry, sensitive, intensely felt, and that dirtiest of all dirty words - promising. Or so said The Times Book Review, October 1, 1956.


Holly Golightly: Oh, golly gee damn!


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Facts about

The movie's poster was as #18 of "The 25 Best Movie Posters Ever" by Premiere.
John Frankenheimer was hired to shoot the film with Marilyn Monroe. When the producers suddenly moved to Switzerland and Audrey Hepburn replaced Monroe, she said she had never heard of Frankenheimer and insisted that he be paid off and another director be hired.
Holly Golightly is supposed to be just nineteen years old when she meets with Paul. Audrey Hepburn was thirty-one years old when playing Holly.
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