I. Y. Yunioshi
|I. Y. Yunioshi (also known as “Mr. Yunioshi”)|
|Last appearance||Breakfast at Tiffany’s (film) (1961)|
|Created by||Truman Capote (novella) Blake Edwards (film)|
|Portrayed by||Mickey Rooney (film) James Yaegashi (play)|
Breakfast at Tiffany’s – the 1961 film based on Truman Capote’s 1958 novella – has become more famous for its visual shorthands, its signifiers of New York chic and fashionable femininity, than its actual story or characters.
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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.
Film. The novella was loosely adapted into the 1961 movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s starring Audrey Hepburn and directed by Blake Edwards.
Upon its release in 1961, the Oscar-winning film Breakfast at Tiffany’s quickly became a classic , praised particularly for its star (the glamorous, gamine Audrey Hepburn) and her chic, oft-imitated style—guided by the sharp eyes of Hubert de Givenchy and legendary costume designer Edith Head.
“ Breakfast at Tiffany’s ” was shot in Eastman color, a film stock that did not retain color like the old Technicolor films and faded over the years. 27 and 30 will see a film in its original luster thanks to a 4k digital restoration from the original negative.
Holly is given $50 “for the powder room ” by a male acquaintance, as payment for her companionship that evening. 4. She’s got a great moniker. In an early version of the 1958 novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote, the character was named Connie Gustafson.
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“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 also won the 1962 Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
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.
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From February 2020, Londoners can enjoy breakfast at Tiffany’s , as well as lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. Located on the lower ground floor of the Knightsbridge emporium, the Blue Box Cafe will be furnished with glittering amazonite stone and hand-painted motifs, while dishes will be served on signature Tiffany & Co.