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A Breath of Scandal (1960)

Not Rated | | Drama, Comedy, Romance | 16 March 1960 (Italy)
Princess Olympia, despite her life status cannot resist the urge to satisfy her sexual appetites. Exiled to the countryside, Olympia falls in love with American millionaire Charlie Foster.

Director:

Michael Curtiz

Writers:

Walter Bernstein (adaptation), Sidney Howard (English translation of "Olympia") | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sophia Loren ... Princess Olympia
Maurice Chevalier ... Prince Philip
John Gavin ... Charlie Foster
Angela Lansbury ... Countess Lina
Isabel Jeans ... Princess Eugénie
Tullio Carminati ... Albert
Milly Vitale ... Can-Can girl
Carlo Hintermann Carlo Hintermann ... Prince Ruprecht
Roberto Risso ... Aide de camp
Friedrich von Ledebur ... Count Sandor
Adrienne Gessner Adrienne Gessner ... Amelia
Luigi Cimara Luigi Cimara
Waveney Lee Waveney Lee ... Countess Theresa
Walter Varndal Walter Varndal
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Storyline

Princess Olympia, despite her life status cannot resist the urge to satisfy her sexual appetites. Exiled to the countryside, Olympia falls in love with American millionaire Charlie Foster.

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You'll Find Yourself in a Whirlpool of Wine, Women and Wonderful Fun! See more »

Genres:

Drama | Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy | USA | Austria

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 1960 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Escándalos imperiales See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Although Walter Bernstein was most anxious to re-establish himself in movies after years on the blacklist, he asked that his name be removed from the credits of this film as he disliked it so much. He also insisted to interviewers that a great deal of it was actually directed by the uncredited Vittorio De Sica, who insisted on being paid in cash at the end of each working day. See more »

Goofs

Vehicles are seen driving on the right. The Austrians drove on the left until about 1933, well after the period of this story. See more »

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Version of Olimpia (1930) See more »

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fun and easy to watch
12 December 2005 | by vlladuSee all my reviews

I like it a lot. It is funny. Has some funny scenes and some funny characters.

Now, I didn't say that it is a comedy that will make you laugh a lot, but you might watch almost all of it with a smile on your face, at least I know I did.

Sophia Loren looks great in it and from what my sister told me the guy looks very good also.

(Maybe guys could learn something from the man in this movie.)

I gave it a 10 because I think it is one of the best of it's kind. (By the way, if you know better ones please let me know. 10x)

PS: I think is a nice movie to watch with a girlfriend/boyfriend.


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