Breakfast at Tiffany's Overview:

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Blake Edwards and produced by Martin Jurow and Richard Shepherd.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Truman Capote published in 1958.

Breakfast at Tiffany's was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2012.

Academy Awards 1961 --- Ceremony Number 34 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressAudrey HepburnNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Roland Anderson; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Ray MoyerNominated
Best Music - ScoringHenry ManciniWon
Best Music - SongMusic by Henry Mancini; Lyrics by Johnny MercerWon
Best WritingGeorge AxelrodNominated
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Tr?s Distingu?: "Breakfast at Tiffany's," another "Big Screen Classic" from TCM and Fathom Events

By The Lady Eve on Nov 29, 2016 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Each month this year Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events have teamed to bring "Big Screen Classics" into movie theaters around the country. The series kicked off with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) in January and will close with From Here To Eternity (1953) in December. Audrey Hepbu... Read full article


Tr?s Distingu?: "Breakfast at Tiffany's," another "Big Screen Classic" from TCM and Fathom Events

By The Lady Eve on Nov 29, 2016 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

Each month this year Turner Classic Movies and Fathom Events have teamed to bring "Big Screen Classics" into movie theaters around the country. The series kicked off with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) in January and will close with From Here To Eternity (1953) in December. Audrey Hepb... Read full article


In Theaters: Fandango and TCM Present Breakfast At Tiffany's (1961)

By KC on Nov 27, 2016 From Classic Movies

I had a lovely time at the multi-plex this afternoon, where I had the rare opportunity to watch a classic film in the kind of theater that is usually home to the latest big screen blockbuster. Because of this, it always feels like a triumph to me to attend movies presented by TCM Big Screen Classics... Read full article


2011 TCM Classic Film Festival--Citizen Kane, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and La Dolce Vita at Grauman's Chinese Theater

on May 9, 2011 From GlamAmor

When anyone first arrives in Los Angeles, Grauman's Chinese Theater is without a doubt on the short list of places to visit. The iconic theater and historical landmark is part of the pilgrimage for just about every tourist. And rightfully so. Since 1927, the Chinese Theater has been the site of ... Read full article


Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961).

By Dawn on Dec 30, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961). Romantic comedy. Cast: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, Martin Balsam, and Mickey Rooney. The film was directed by Blake Edwards. It was loosely based on the novel of the same name by Truman Capote. Orangey as "Cat" (trained by Frank Inn). He... Read full article


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Quotes from

Holly Golightly: 's alright. It's only me.
Paul Varjak: Uh... Now wait a minute, Miss... uh...
Holly Golightly: Golightly. Holly Golightly. I live downstairs. We met this morning, remember?
Paul Varjak: Yeah.


Doc Golightly: I love you Lula Mae.
Holly Golightly: I know you do, and that's just the trouble. It's the mistake you always made, Doc, trying to love a wild thing. You were always lugging home wild things. Once it was a hawk with a broken wing... and another time it was a full-grown wildcat with a broken leg. Remember?
Doc Golightly: Lula Mae there's something...
Holly Golightly: You musn't give your heart to a wild thing. The more you do, the stronger they get, until they're strong enough to run into the woods or fly into a tree. And then to a higher tree and then to the sky.


Holly Golightly: [Reciting one of Sally Tomato's "weather reports" to Paul] Small-craft warnings, Block Island to Hatteras.


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Facts about

Although it's never explained why Holly is wearing a bed sheet at her cocktail party, an earlier scene (cut before release) established she'd been taking a bath and had to improvise a gown on the spur of moment. The cut scene was featured in Life magazine pictorial shortly before film was released.
Premiered at the famed Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
The perfume Holly is spraying in the apartment hallway during her drunken scenes is Makila by Jean Patou.
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