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It Started in Naples (1960) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Melville Shavelson and produced by Jack Rose.

Academy Awards 1960 --- Ceremony Number 33 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Arrigo BreschiNominated
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Mario Vitale: A man can be a pig and a lawyer at the same time.


Michael Hamilton: How are people supposed to sleep on this island?


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This was the last movie Clark Gable made that was released during his lifetime. The 33-year age difference between him and Sophia Loren was blamed for the film's poor performance. There was in fact some surprise that he had accepted the part, since at a press conference while filming But Not for Me he had announced that he was no longer going to play romantic leads.
A much younger and slimmer double stood in for Clark Gable in the brief nude scene, which was only seen in silhouette.
Although Clark Gable and Sophia Loren did not get along during filming, he did help smuggle Carlo Ponti onto the island to celebrate her 25th birthday.
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