Jane Hudson, a jaunty as well as attractive middle-aged secretary from Akron, Ohio, has finally made it to Venice, Italy, for her long-awaited dream vacation. Never-married Jane is a self-described "independent type" who's content, or so she claims, to go it mostly alone, armed with her movie camera. Jane soon discovers that even in a city as beautiful and fascinating as Venice, going it alone can still leave one feeling terribly lonely. All that is about to change, starting with a brief encounter at an outdoor café in the Piazza San Marco, where Jane draws the attention of a handsome antiques-shop owner named Renato de Rossi. Written by
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She Came To Venice As a Tourist -And Went Home a Woman!
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7 November 1955 (UK)
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(Western Electric Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
"Summertime" was an adaptation of the Broadway play "The Time of the Cuckoo" by Arthur Laurents
. The stage production starred Shirley Booth
and opened on Oct. 15, 1952 at the Empire Theatre in New York and ran for 263 performances. See more
The amount of wine in Di Rossi's glass when he first sees Jane - the glass is empty, then full. See more
So long, Cookie!
Opening credits are shown over various paintings, where the subjects are European scenes. See more
Summertime In Venice
English lyric by Carl Sigman
Italian Lyric by Pinchi
Music by Icini
Published by MCA Music, New York, NY See more