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Sabrina (1954) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Billy Wilder and produced by Billy Wilder.

The film was based on the play Sabrina Fair written by Samuel A. Taylor performed at the National Theatre, NY & Royale Theatre, NY from Nov 11, 1953 - Aug 21, 1954.

Sabrina was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2002.

Academy Awards 1954 --- Ceremony Number 27 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActressAudrey HepburnNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Walter Tyler; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray MoyerNominated
Best CinematographyCharles Lang, Jr.Nominated
Best Costume DesignEdith HeadWon
Best DirectorBilly WilderNominated
Best WritingBilly Wilder, Samuel Taylor, Ernest LehmanNominated

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Style Essentials--Audrey Hepburn's Costumes Cause the (Oscar) Drama in 1954's SABRINA

on Feb 16, 2015 From GlamAmor

The Academy Awards are almost upon us and and, as they do every year, my friends Aurora, Kellee, and Paula have been throwing their month-long 31 Days of Oscar blogathon. It is held in conjunction with the annual programming on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and celebrates all the winners, losers, and... Read full article

On the set: “Sabrina” (1953) Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, William Holden

By Art on May 10, 2012 From Classic Cinema Gold

“Sabrina” is a 1954 comedy-romance film directed by Billy Wilder, adapted for the screen by Wilder, Samuel A. Taylor, and Ernest Lehman from Taylor’s play Sabrina Fair. The movie stars Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden. “Sabrina” was Wilder’s las... Read full article

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Quotes from

David Larrabee: There's just one thing you overlooked. I haven't proposed and she hasn't accepted.
Linus Larrabee: Oh don't worry. I proposed and Mr.Tyson accepted.
David Larrabee: Did you kiss him?

Linus Larrabee: After all, this is the 20th century, Father.
Oliver Larrabee: Twentieth century? Why, I could pick a century out of a hat, blindfolded, and come up with a better one.

Sabrina: [writing to her father] I have learnt how to live... How to be In the world and Of the world, and not just to stand aside and watch. And I will never, never again run away from life. Or from love, either...

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Facts about

The sports car driven by the brothers is a Nash-Healey.
Humphrey Bogart did not get along with either of his co-stars Audrey Hepburn or William Holden, whom he nicknamed "Smiling Jim". He also said that Hepburn was quite untalented and could not act.
Hubert de Givenchy originally thought he would be providing wardrobe for Katharine Hepburn, as he had never heard of Audrey Hepburn before they were introduced.
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