Audrey Hepburn was thirty-one years old when playing Holly.
By Truman Capote It’s the belief that only good things happen there that makes Tiffany’s so appealing to her. So why choose this as the title? The title draws attention to Holly without having to name her specifically – she’s the only one in the book who loves the store so much.
” Moon River ” is a song composed by Henry Mancini with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. It was originally performed by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s , winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song. The song has been covered by many other artists.
In this spot on Breakfast at Tiffany’s , Holly Golightly ( Audrey Hepburn ) plays on her classical guitar and sings Moon River, a score written by Henri Mancini just for this movie. Although not visible on camera, hundreds of onlookers watched Audrey Hepburn’s window-shopping scene at the start of the film.
It’s broadly known that she was the designer Givenchy’s muse, that she retired from acting to do relief work for UNICEF and that women still show up at Tiffany’s with bags of pastries thanks to Hepburn’s iconic performance in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
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NEW YORK — More than 50 years after the Oscar-winning film “ Breakfast at Tiffany’s ” starring Audrey Hepburn came out, you can now actually have breakfast at Tiffany & Co.’s flagship store in midtown Manhattan. Last November, the Blue Box Cafe opened on the fourth floor of the iconic Fifth Avenue jewelry store.
Breakfast costs $29 and starts with coffee or tea and a croissant or fruit. Then it’s your choice of avocado toast, a buttermilk waffle, truffle eggs or smoked salmon and a bagel.
The movie “ Breakfast at Tiffany’s ” written by George Axelrod and directed by Blake Edwards came out in 1961. One of the biggest differences between the book and the movie is the ending : while in the movie Holly and the writer end up together, the book ends on a sadder note: the writer never sees her again.
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Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Based on Truman Capote’s novel, this is the story of a young woman in New York City who meets a young man when he moves into her apartment building. He is with an older woman who is very wealthy, but he wants to be a writer. She is working as an expensive escort and searching for a rich, older man to marry.
In 1964’s “My Fair Lady,” Hepburn’s modest singing voice was notoriously swapped out and dubbed by Marni Nixon. But in “ Funny Face ,” she did all her own singing . 16. She also did her own dancing, calling upon her childhood ballet training in three numbers.
Hepburn , who was not known as a singer , performed the song herself , singing sweetly, if sparingly on the track, filling it with romantic yearning for a simpler life.