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Roman Holiday (27-Aug-1953)

Director: William Wyler

Writers: Ian McLellan Hunter; John Dighton; Dalton Trumbo

Music Score by: Georges Auric

Producer: William Wyler

Keywords: Romantic Comedy, Coming of Age

Crown Princess Anne, of an Eastern European country, grows frustrated with her captivity and escapes her retinue while on an official visit to Rome. She is found asleep on a public bench by an Joe Bradley, American journalist, who reluctantly takes her in for the night. Once realizing her identity, Bradley enlists a photographer friend to document their "interview"; the three of them paint the town red. Audrey Hepburn's first leading role. Won Oscars for Best Actress, Best Story, and Best Costume Design; received 7 additional nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography. Entered 1999 into the National Film Registry.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eddie Albert
Actor
22-Apr-1906 26-May-2005 Oliver on Green Acres
Audrey Hepburn
Actor
4-May-1929 20-Jan-1993 My Fair Lady
Gregory Peck
Actor
5-Apr-1916 12-Jun-2003 To Kill A Mockingbird

CAST

presenting
Gregory Peck   ...   Joe Bradley (journalist)
and introducing
Audrey Hepburn   ...   Princess Anne
with
Eddie Albert   ...   Irving Radovich (photographer)
Hartley Power   ...   Mr. Hennessy (editor)
Harcourt Williams   ...   Ambassador
Margaret Rawlings   ...   Countess Vereberg
and
Tullio Carminati   ...   Gen. Provno
Paolo Carlini   ...   Mario Delani (hairdresser)
Claudio Ermelli   ...   Giovanni (landlord)
Paola Borboni   ...   Charwoman
Alfredo Rizzo   ...   Cab Driver
Laura Solari   ...   Secretary
Gorella Gori   ...   Shoe Seller

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