Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by George Roy Hill and produced by Ross Hunter.
Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actress||Carol Channing||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Alexander Golitzen, George C. Webb; Set Decoration: Howard Bristol||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Jean Louis||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Elmer Bernstein||Won|
|Best Music - Scoring||Andre Previn, Joseph Gershenson||Nominated|
|Best Music - Song||Music and Lyrics by James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn||Nominated|
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)By Beatrice on Nov 18, 2019 From Flickers in Time
Thoroughly Modern Millie Directed by George Roy Hill Written by Richard Morris 1967/US IMDb link First viewing/Netflix rental Millie Dillmount: It didn’t hurt Sleeping Beauty or Snow White. The soundtrack was in regular rotation when I was young. ?Disappointed in the actual movie. It is 1922... Read full article
Musical Monday: Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)on May 8, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood
It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Thoroughly Modern Millie?(19... Read full article
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)on Aug 22, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film
TCM’s schedule might be honoring Dame Maggie Smith, but I chose another English lady to salute today: Dame Julie Andrews (I don’t believe she’s officially been given the title, and if not what’s the holdup?).? I had several options I could have employed, including my personal... Read full article
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Millie Dillmount: It didn't hurt Sleeping Beauty or Snow White.
Muzzy Van Hossmere: Raspberries!
Jimmy Smith: [as he's being dragged away by Miss Flannery] It seems I'm leaving now. Goodbye, Millie.
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Beatrice Lillie's last film. She was showing early signs of Alzheimer's disease, and had trouble memorizing her lines. During filming, Julie Andrews stood off-camera and repeated Lillie's lines to her, so Lillie could complete her scenes.
According to Mary Tyler Moore's autobiography "After All", Lew Wasserman had brought her to Universal after her unexpected success as a comic actress on The Dick Van Dyke Show with the hopes of making her "the next Doris Day" in light movie comedies. This was originally intended to be a film of that type until Julie Andrews came onboard, and only then did it become a musical that focused more on her. Also, Moore originally had a solo song that was cut from the final release.
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