Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday

Audrey Hepburn
Director: William Wyler Cast: Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
, Gregory Peck
Gregory Peck
, Eddie Albert
Eddie Albert
William Wyler

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Audrey Hepburn became a star with this film, in which she played Princess Anne, weary of protocol and anxious to have some fun before she is mummified by "affairs of state." On a diplomatic visit to Rome, Anne escapes her royal retainers and scampers incognito through the Eternal City. She happens to meet American journalist Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck), who, recognizing a hot news story, pretends that he doesn't recognize her and offers to give her a guided tour of Rome. Naturally, Joe hopes to get an exclusive interview, while his photographer pal Irving (Eddie Albert) attempts to sneak a photo. And just as naturally, Joe falls in love with her. Filmed on location in Rome, Roman Holiday garnered an Academy Award for the 24-year-old Hepburn; another Oscar went to the screenplay, credited to Ian McLellan Hunter and John Dighton but actually co-written by the blacklisted Dalton Trumbo. The 1987 TV movie remake with Catherine Oxenberg is best forgotten.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/25/2017
UPC: 0032429257857
Original Release: 1953
Rating: NR
Source: Paramount
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:58:00
Sales rank: 837

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Audrey Hepburn Princess Anne
Gregory Peck Joe Bradley
Eddie Albert Irving Radovich
Hartley Power Mr. Hennessey
Harcourt Williams Ambassador
Margaret Rawlings Countess Vereberg
Tullio Carminatti Gen. Provno
Paolo Carlini Mario Delani
Claudio Ermelli Giovanni
Paola Borboni Charwoman
Alfredo Rizzo Cab driver
Laura Solari Hennessy's Secretary
Gorella Gori Shoe Seller
Princess Alma Cattaneo Lady-in-Waiting
Princess Lilamani The Raikuuari of Khanipur
Maurizio Arena Driver
John Cortay Correspondent
George Higgins Correspondent
Heinz Hindrich Dr. Bonnachoven
Edward Hitchcock Chief of Correspondents
John Horne Master of Ceremonies
Richard McNamara Correspondent
Giacomo Penza Papal Nuncio, Monsignor Altomonto
Mimmo Poli Worker
Giuliano Raffaelli Actor
Carlo Rizzo Police man
Gianna Segale Actor
Marco Tulli Dancer
Tania Weber Irving's Model
Andre Eszterhazy Embassy Staff

Technical Credits
William Wyler Director,Producer
Henri Alékan Cinematographer
Georges Auric Score Composer
John Dighton Screenwriter
Edith Head Costumes/Costume Designer
Ian McLellan Hunter Screenwriter
Hal Pereira Art Director
Franz Planer Cinematographer
Robert Swink Editor
Dalton Trumbo Original Story
Walter Tyler Art Director
Wally Westmore Makeup

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