How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Nunnally Johnson.
Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Costume Design||Charles LeMaire, Travilla||Nominated|
How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)By Beatrice on Oct 31, 2015 From Flickers in Time
How to Marry a Millionaire Directed by Jean Negulescou Written by Nunally Johnson from a play by Zoe Akins, Dale Eunson, and Katherine Albert 1953/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Netflix rental Schatze Page: Wealthy men are never old. I thought this was fun. Three fashion... Read full article
Lauren Bacall Birthday Blogathon – How To Marry a MillionaireBy Rhonda0731 on Sep 16, 2015 From Smitten Kitten Vintage
Today is Lauren Bacall’s birthday. She has had a long and prestigious career in film and she is surely missed. One of my favorite films of hers is How To Marry a Millionaire, also starring Marilyn Monroe and Betty Grable. Of course, this film is great because Marilyn is in it, but Lauren brin... Read full article
Monroe, Bacall, and Grable show you... How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)By Michaela on Jun 1, 2015 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood
Happy first day of June! But more importantly, happy birthday to that little-known actress...oh, what was her name? Oh yes, Marilyn Monroe. Like all her fans, I grieve at the "shoulda, coulda, woulda's" of Monroe's life and career, but I'm immensely grateful for what we do have and I will always cel... Read full article
Favorite things about… How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)By Lindsey on Jan 15, 2015 From The Motion Pictures
(Image via Pinterest) The favorite film: How to Marry a Millionaire, a 1953 rom-com directed by Jean Negulesco and scripted by Nunnally Johnson. The synopsis: Schatze Page, Loco Dempsey, and Pola Debevoise are three beautiful models living in a New York City penthouse. But make no mistake — th... Read full article
How To Marry A Millionaire (1953)By Christina Stewart on Jun 12, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films
What makes How To Marry A Millionaire a thoroughly enjoyable film? Is it because it stars the beautiful Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe and Lauren Bacall in Technicolor? Maybe. Could it be that this was 20th Century-Foxs first CinemaScope film, directed by Jean Negulesco? Perhaps. Or that the sparklin... Read full article
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Pola Debevoise: If there's anything left over don't forget to tell the waiter you want to take it home for the dog.
Schatze Page: We'd better put a check on that one. Nobody's mother lives in Atlantic City on Saturday.
Loco Dempsey: [dreamily] All my life ever since I was a little girl I've always had the same dream. To marry a zillionaire.
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This is Twentieth Century-Fox's first CinemaScope feature; however it wasn't released until after The Robe.
Signed to Twentieth Century-Fox since October 35, 1939, Betty Grable informed the studio chief Darryl F. Zanuck during production that she would not commit to the remaining three years of her latest contract. On June 3, 1953, a studio press release announced the official split. Returning only once to Fox, Betty would star in How to Be Very, Very Popular, a vehicle in which Marilyn refused to appear and was replaced by Sheree North. Two unfulfilled proposals to have Miss Grable film again at Fox were the mother role (subsequently played by Ginger Rogers) in Teenage Rebel and then in 1964, another mom part in a project ultimately canceled named "High Heels."
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