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Roman Holiday (1953)

G 119 min - Comedy, Romance - 2 September 1953
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Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

Director:  William Wyler
Stars:  Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power, Harcourt Williams, Margaret Rawlings, Tullio Carminati, Paolo Carlini, Claudio Ermelli, Paola Borboni, Alfredo Rizzo, Laura Solari, Gorella Gori, Armando Annuale, Maurizio Arena, Gildo Bocci, Andrea Esterhazy, George Higgins, Richard McNamara, Luigi Moneta, Piero Pastore, Mimmo Poli, Giuliano Raffaelli, Carlo Rizzo, Gianna Segale, Dianora Veiga, Marco Tulli, Tania Weber, Catherine Wyler

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Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.



Tagline: Romance in romantic Rome!

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, Italian
Release Date:  2 September 1953

Box Office

Budget:  $1,500,000
Revenue:  $12,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 59 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Eddie Albert {“Irving Radovich”}
ACTRESS — Audrey Hepburn {“Princess Anne”} – WON
ART DIRECTION (Black-and-White) — Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Walter Tyler
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Black-and-White) — Frank Planer, Henri Alekan
COSTUME DESIGN (Black-and-White) — Edith Head – WON
DIRECTING — William Wyler
FILM EDITING — Robert Swink
BEST MOTION PICTURE — William Wyler, Producer
WRITING (Motion Picture Story) — Dalton Trumbo- WON
WRITING (Screenplay) — Ian McLellan Hunter, John Dighton


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