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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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Boy on a Dolphin

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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Phaedra: He's important man, Mr. Calder, huh?
Victor Parmalee: In his pedestrian way. "Incorruptible Jim," I call him.
Phaedra: You know him a long time?
Victor Parmalee: Our paths have crossed and re-crossed: in Dresden, Rotterdam, Florence - wherever the Nazis looted. Raphaels, Rembrandts, even down to a dreary little china pot, which belonged to Madame Pompadour... there was always Captain Jim Calder of the U.S. Army, restoring priceless objects to their rightful owners - a typical middle-class gesture.

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

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.

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Clifton Webb's character in the film is named Victor Parmalee. Webb's real name was Webb Parmalee Hollenbeck.
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.
While filming Boy on a Dolphin, Sophia Loren was required to walk in a trench in order to give audiences the impression that her diminutive co-star, Alan Ladd, was taller than she.
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