Thoroughly Modern Millie Overview:

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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActressCarol ChanningNominated
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Alexander Golitzen, George C. Webb; Set Decoration: Howard BristolNominated
Best Costume DesignJean LouisNominated
Best Music - ScoringElmer BernsteinWon
Best Music - ScoringAndre Previn, Joseph GershensonNominated
Best Music - SongMusic and Lyrics by James Van Heusen and Sammy CahnNominated
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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


Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Directed by George Roy Hill, Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) stars Julie Andrews as the eponymous Millie. As a young woman living in New York City, Millie has big dreams. She sheds her out-of-date style for the new 1920s flapper look and sets her sights on a job so she can ultimately marry her boss ... Read full article


Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

Directed by George Roy Hill, Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) stars Julie Andrews as the eponymous Millie. As a young woman living in New York City, Millie has big dreams. She sheds her out-of-date style for the new 1920s flapper look and sets her sights on a job so she can ultimately marry her boss ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Trevor Graydon: Bolt the door. Take off your things. Let's have a sample.


Millie Dillmount: [talking to Miss Dorothy about the Friendship dance] Watch out for the Macy's stock boys... they pinch!


[while making out in a car, Millie stops to explain her plans as Jimmy nuzzles her neck]
Millie Dillmount: I'm your equal. I'm going to meet you men on your own terms, cater to your craving for efficiency, learn to talk sports, tell jokes, smoke, drink, and yes, if I have to, I'll even kiss you back!


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Facts about

The stage musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" opened at the Marquis Theater on April 18, 2002, ran for 903 performances and won the 2002 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Musical and was nominated for Best Book and Score.
Mary Tyler Moore said that she always thinks of the tap dancing scene in this film whenever she sees an elevator.
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.
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