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Thoroughly Modern Millie

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Directed by George Roy Hill
Produced by Ross Hunter
Written by Richard Morris
Starring Julie Andrews
James Fox
Mary Tyler Moore
John Gavin
Carol Channing
Beatrice Lillie
Music by Elmer Bernstein
André Previn
Cinematography Russell Metty
Editing by Stuart Gilmore
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date(s) 21 March 1967
Running time 138 min
Language English
Budget $6,000,000
IMDb profile

This article is about the 1967 film. For the Broadway musical, see Thoroughly Modern Millie. Image File history File links Modernmillie. ... George Roy Hill (December 20, 1922 – December 27, 2002) was an American film director. ... Ross Hunter, born Martin Fuss (May 6, 1920 - March 10, 1996), was a noted Hollywood film producer. ... For an article about the poet and science writer Richard Morris (1939-2003), see Richard (Ward) Morris Richard Morris (born May 20, 1964) is the third writer to have written a biography of the British psychic researcher Harry Price. ... Dame Julie Andrews, DBE (born October 1, 1935) is an Emmy, Grammy and Academy Award-winning English actress, singer, and author, who became famous for her starring roles in the Broadway musical My Fair Lady and the musical films Mary Poppins (1964) and The Sound of Music (1965). ... James Fox (born 19 May 1939) is an English actor. ... Mary Tyler Moore (born on December 29, 1936) is an American actress and comedian, perhaps best known for The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which she starred as Mary Richards, a 30ish single woman who worked as a news producer at WJM-TV in Minneapolis. ... John Gavin (born John Anthony Golenor on April 8, 1928) is an American film actor and former US Ambassador to Mexico. ... Carol Channing, ca. ... Beatrice Lillie (May 29, 1894-January 20, 1989) was the outstanding comedic actress of her time. ... Elmer Bernstein (pronounced Bern-steen[1])(April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an American composer best known for his work writing music for film and television. ... André Previn (born April 6, 1929)¹ is a prominent pianist, orchestral conductor, and composer. ... Russell Metty (born 1906, died 1978) was an American cinematographer, who worked on many films during the forties, fifties and sixties. ... Universal Pictures is the main motion picture production/distribution arm of Universal Studios, a subsidiary of NBC Universal. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Thoroughly Modern Millie is a stage adaptation of the 1967 film of the same name. ...



Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 musical comedy directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews, James Fox, Mary Tyler Moore, John Gavin, Carol Channing, and Beatrice Lillie. // Events December 26 - The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour airs on British television. ... The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... George Roy Hill (December 20, 1922 – December 27, 2002) was an American film director. ... Dame Julie Andrews, DBE (born October 1, 1935) is an Emmy, Grammy and Academy Award-winning English actress, singer, and author, who became famous for her starring roles in the Broadway musical My Fair Lady and the musical films Mary Poppins (1964) and The Sound of Music (1965). ... James Fox (born 19 May 1939) is an English actor. ... Mary Tyler Moore (born on December 29, 1936) is an American actress and comedian, perhaps best known for The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which she starred as Mary Richards, a 30ish single woman who worked as a news producer at WJM-TV in Minneapolis. ... John Gavin (born John Anthony Golenor on April 8, 1928) is an American film actor and former US Ambassador to Mexico. ... Carol Channing, ca. ... Beatrice Lillie (May 29, 1894-January 20, 1989) was the outstanding comedic actress of her time. ...


The screenplay was by Richard Morris, who was inspired by a 1956 British musical called Chrysanthemum. His effort won him a Writers Guild of America award for Best American Musical. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and five Golden Globes. It won the Academy Award for Original Music Score (composed by Elmer Bernstein) and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for Channing. For an article about the poet and science writer Richard Morris (1939-2003), see Richard (Ward) Morris Richard Morris (born May 20, 1964) is the third writer to have written a biography of the British psychic researcher Harry Price. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Writers Guild of America (WGA) is the collective bargaining representative, or labor union, for writers in the motion picture and television industries in the United States. ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... From Rule Sixteen of the Special Rules for The Music Awards Original Score: An original score is a substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer. ... Elmer Bernstein (pronounced Bern-steen[1])(April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an American composer best known for his work writing music for film and television. ...


The film successfully was adapted for the stage under the same name in the early 2000s. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a stage adaptation of the 1967 film of the same name. ...

Set in 1922, the story revolves around the adventures of Millie Dillmount, who escapes to New York City from Salina, Kansas determined to marry her wealthy boss - whoever he may be. Shedding her country girl image for the modern look of a "flapper", she takes a room at the Priscilla Hotel for Women and gets a job as a stenographer at the Sincere Trust Insurance Company. In short time, she finds herself involved with Jimmy Smith, an apparently ne'er-do-well paper clip salesman, Miss Dorothy Brown, a genteel aspiring actress who never seems to have spare change, Trevor Graydon, her no-nonsense boss, and Muzzy van Hossmere, a madcap heiress with a zest for the high life. 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: Big Apple; City that never Sleeps; Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Salina is a city and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States. ... Fashions from Autumn of 1928. ... Shorthand is a writing method that can be done at speed because an abbreviated or symbolic form of language is used. ...


The Priscilla Hotel proves to be a front for a white slavery ring, headed by Mrs. Meers, the property's proprietor, and her two bumbling Asian henchmen. Her ideal target is an attractive orphaned girl with no family who won't be missed if she suddenly disappears. Millie, who gets mail from home on a regular basis, is hardly a likely candidate, but Miss Dorothy (as she insists she be called), who hasn't a soul in the world, is perfect. This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ...


When Millie puts two-and-two together and realizes what has transpired, she devises a harebrained scheme to save her friend from the clutches of the white slavers before Miss Dorothy is shipped to the Far East. Before long, Jimmy's in drag, Trevor is drugged, and fireworks are exploding everywhere in Chinatown, with all the chaos eventually leading to a happy ending. The gate to Montreals Chinatown which has Chinese, Japanese and Korean restaurants inside the complex. ...

Awards and nominations

  • Academy Award for Best Original Score (Elmer Bernstein, winner)
  • Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (Carol Channing, nominee)
  • Academy Award for Best Original Song ("Thoroughly Modern Millie," nominee)
  • Academy Award for Best Art Direction & Set Decoration (nominee)
  • Academy Award for Best Costume Design (nominee)
  • Academy Award for Best Adapted Musical Scoring (nominee)
  • Academy Award for Best Sound (nominee)
  • Golden Globe for Best Comedy or Musical Picture (nominee)
  • Golden Globe for Best Musical or Comedy Actress (Julie Andrews, nominee)
  • Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress (Carol Channing, winner)
  • Golden Globe for Best Original Score (nominee)
  • Golden Globe for Best Original Song (nominee)
  • Laurel Award for Best Female Comedy Performance (Julie Andrews, winner)
  • Writers Guild of America Award for Best American Musical (Richard Morris, winner)

External links


This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information about actors, films, television shows, television stars, video games and production crew personnel. ...

Films Directed by George Roy Hill
Period of Adjustment | Toys in the Attic | The World of Henry Orient | Hawaii | Thoroughly Modern Millie | Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid | Slaughterhouse-Five | The Sting | The Great Waldo Pepper | Slap Shot | A Little Romance | The World According to Garp | The Little Drummer Girl | Funny Farm

  Results from FactBites:
 
Gateway Playhouse 2006 - Thoroughly Modern Millie reviews (3413 words)
In the lead role of Millie, Kristin Maloney has a very good voice for the role and is charming as she rapidly turns from the small town ingénue to a modern city-girl determined to be her own person.
Thoroughly Modern Millie, a production of the Gateway Playhouse, now playing through Saturday, July 22, at the Patchogue Theatre, is a quirky story about a small town girl who comes to the big city with stars in her eyes and not a penny to her name.
Millie is on a mission: to become as “modern” as the women in her favorite magazine, Vogue.
Thoroughly Modern Millie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (529 words)
Thoroughly Modern Millie is a 1967 musical comedy directed by George Roy Hill and starring Julie Andrews, James Fox, Mary Tyler Moore, John Gavin, Carol Channing, and Beatrice Lillie.
Millie, who gets mail from home on a regular basis, is hardly a likely candidate, but Miss Dorothy (as she insists she be called), who hasn't a soul in the world, is perfect.
When Millie puts two-and-two together and realizes what has transpired, she devises a harebrained scheme to save her friend from the clutches of the white slavers before Miss Dorothy is shipped to the Far East.
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