Paramount at the Movies Presents: Breakfast at Tiffany’s [NR]
Movies | 01/18/2019 | 7:00PM
Join us for our weekday Matinee Movies this season. Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Rear Window will feature a 2:00PM screening in addition to the evening event.
Based on Truman Capote’s 1958 novel and starring Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Mickey Rooney, Buddy Ebsen, and many more, this classic film is an audience favorite.
Holly Golightly is a young New York socialite who becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but past threatens to get in her way.
Breakfast at Tiffany‘s went on to win the 1962 Academy Award for Best Original Music Score (Henry Mancini), the 1962 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written comedy (George Axelrod), the 1962 David di Donatello for Best Foreign Actress (Audrey Hepburn), and the 1961 Picture Animal Top Star of the Year (Orangey).
Did you know?
- Tiffany’s opened its doors on a Sunday for the first time since the 19th century so that filming could take place inside the store.
- Henry Mancini wrote “Moon River” specifically for Audrey Hepburn. He later said that while many version of the song have been done, he feels that Audrey’s was the best.
- About nine cats were used throughout the film as the role of Cat.
- Holly’s whistle when she hails a cab for Paul was actually dubbed in. Audrey Hepburn attempted to learn how to whistle with two fingers, but could never produce the desired sound.