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Directed By: Stanley Donen
Written By: Leonard Gershe
Choreography By: Ray June
Editor: Frank Bacht
Costumes By: Edith Head 

Cast: Frank Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Kay Thompson, Dovima, Ruta Lee

Fashion photographer Dick Avery, in search for an intellectual backdrop for an air-headed model, expropriates a Greenwich Village bookstore. When the photo session is over the store is left in a shambles, much to salesgirl Jo Stockton’s dismay. Avery stays behind to help her clean up. Later, he examines the photos taken there and sees Jo in the background of one shot. He is intrigued by her unique appearance, as is Maggie Prescott, the editor of a leading fashion magazine. They offer Jo a modeling contract, which she reluctantly accepts only because it includes a trip to Paris. Eventually, her snobbish attitude toward the job softens, and Jo begins to enjoy the work and the company of her handsome photographer.

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Directed By: William Wyler
Written By: Ian McKellan Hunter & John Dighton
Story & Screenplay By: Dalton Trumbo (Uncredited)
Cinematography By: Frank F. Planer & Henri Alken
Editor: Robert Swink 

Cast: Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Eddie Albert, Harcourt Williams, Margaret Williams 

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.

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