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Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

Millie comes to town in the roaring twenties to encounter flappers, sexuality and white slavers.

Director:

George Roy Hill

Writer:

Richard Morris
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Julie Andrews ... Millie Dillmount
James Fox ... Jimmy Smith
Mary Tyler Moore ... Miss Dorothy Brown
Carol Channing ... Muzzy Van Hossmere
John Gavin ... Trevor Graydon
Jack Soo ... Oriental #1
Pat Morita ... Oriental #2
Philip Ahn ... Tea
Anthony Dexter ... Juarez
Cavada Humphrey Cavada Humphrey ... Miss Flannery
Herbie Faye ... Taxi Driver
Michael St. Clair Michael St. Clair ... Baron Richter
Lisabeth Hush Lisabeth Hush ... Judith Tremaine
Ann Dee Ann Dee ... Singer
Beatrice Lillie ... Mrs. Meers
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Storyline

In 1922 New York City, Millie Dillmount and Miss Dorothy Brown are just two of the girls living at the Priscilla Hotel for Single Young Ladies run by Mrs. Meers. Orphaned, Miss Dorothy, just recently arrived, is a naive, old-fashioned girl from a seemingly privileged background who has aspirations to be a stage actress. From more modest means, Millie, in New York for three months, used to be old fashioned, but now has a new modern sensibility and look to match, complete with bobbed hair and dresses with hemlines above the knee. Included in this new modern sensibility is Millie's goal of getting a job as a stenographer, with a quick promotion to being her wealthy boss' "Mrs.". Love is not to factor into the equation. She believes she's found the right employer in the form of chisel-jawed Trevor Graydon of the Sincere Trust Insurance Company. Millie's pursuit of Mr. Graydon is despite the fact that Mr. Graydon sees her as one of the boys, he has old fashioned sensibilities, and Millie ... Written by Huggo

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Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish | French | German | Italian | Hebrew

Release Date:

22 March 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Millie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (roadshow)

Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (Westrex Recording System) (70 mm prints)| Mono (35 mm prints)| 4-Track Stereo (35 mm magnetic prints)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Anthony Dexter plays a small role as a tango-dancing gigolo. In 1951 he had made his film debut in Valentino (1951), playing the title character in a similar style. See more »

Goofs

There is a close up scene where Jimmy helps both Millie and Miss Dorothy off the wing of the plane onto the ground. In the next scene when Muzzy is driving up to the plane, Jimmy is once again helping Millie off the wing of the plane onto the ground. See more »

Quotes

James Van Hossmere: What do you want for a wedding present, Mrs. Van Hossmere?
Millie Van Hossmere: A checkbook, by jingo. Rich people can nickel and dime you to death.
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Alternate Versions

On some video releases of Thoroughly Modern Millie, the Overture is cut out. See more »

Connections

References Safety Last! (1923) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Face
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Akst
Lyrics by Benny Davis
Sung by Julie Andrews
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This movie is Terrif!
4 August 2002 | by StarrySky123InfSee all my reviews

The entire cast was Terrif: Carol Channing, Mary Tyler Moore, John Garvin, James Fox, etc., but the brightest star on the screen was the great and beautiful Julie Andrews! She is my very favorite movie star! Her voice and acting ability are captivating whatever she does. I have always favored classic movies and this one definitely has all of the charm, big stars, and also the clever plot to be high on my list.


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