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Boy on a Dolphin (1957) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Jean Negulesco and produced by Samuel G. Engel.

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By 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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Monk at Meteora Monastery: [Upon meeting Parmalee, who has just ascended to the Meteora Monastery via a hand-operated "elevator"] Welcome to Meteora.
Victor Parmalee: May I ask, who carries your insurance?
Monk at Meteora Monastery: We put our trust in the Almighty.
Victor Parmalee: A very safe company.


Victor Parmalee: Jim, you're talking to me as if I were a man of honor... I'm not!


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.


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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.
Sophia Loren's role was originally offered to 'Gina Lollobridgida', who declined.
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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