Audrey Hepburn Marathon, part 2 of 13
Length: 113 minutes
Director: Billy Wilder
Writers: Billy Wilder, Samuel A. Taylor & Ernest Lehman, based on a play by Taylor
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, William Holden
With: Walter Hampden, John Williams, Martha Hyer, Joan Vohs, Marcel Dalio, Marcel Hillaire, Nella Walker, Francis X. Bushman, Ellen Corby
Music: Friedrich Hollaender, largely based on popular songs
Cinematography: Charles Lang
Editing: Arthur P. Schmidt
Oscars: won for Best Costume Design (black-and-white); nominated for Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress (Hepburn), Best Cinematography (black-and-white) and Best Art Direction/Set Decoration (black-and-white)
I saw it: on video (rented from Netflix), yesterday
Synopsis: a girl’s love life gets in the way of her father’s employer’s business plans
Concept: Oh, a love triangle… ugh.
Pacing: The ending’s very abrupt.
Special effects/design: Great design, bad effects.
Music: We have no bananas.
Subjective Rating: 7/10 (Good, ). Pleasant and funny. Strikes me as a sort of strange stylistic cross-roads, which is interesting.
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