MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 494 this week

A Breath of Scandal (1960)

5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 454 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 3 critic

You'll Find Yourself in a Whirlpool of Wine, Women and Wonderful Fun!

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), (English translation of "Olympia"), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 165 titles
created 29 Jul 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 48 titles
created 23 Nov 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 37 titles
created 1 week ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: A Breath of Scandal (1960)

A Breath of Scandal (1960) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of A Breath of Scandal.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Ray Henderson joins Buddy De Sylva and Lew Brown to form a successful 1920s musical show writing team. They soon have several hits on Broadway but De Sylva's personal ambition leads to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Gordon MacRae, Dan Dailey, Ernest Borgnine
Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Louis XI of France drafts Paris's popular "king" of criminals as Provost Marshal in his fight against usurper Charles of Burgundy and the traitorous nobles who rally around him.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Oreste Kirkop, Rita Moreno
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb, Sophia Loren
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Back to his hometown, a former marshal finds his house occupied by a young woman working as a fishwife.

Director: Dino Risi
Stars: Vittorio De Sica, Sophia Loren, Lea Padovani
The Verdict (1974)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: André Cayatte
Stars: Sophia Loren, Jean Gabin, Julien Bertheau
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A maddened German war criminal lives in a secluded house owned by his rich father who lets him think the war is still on 20 years after the fact. However, no deception can last forever.

Director: Vittorio De Sica
Stars: Sophia Loren, Maximilian Schell, Fredric March
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

American ne'er-do-well Joe January is hired to take Paul Bonnard on an expedition into the desert in search of treasure.

Director: Henry Hathaway
Stars: John Wayne, Sophia Loren, Rossano Brazzi
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jerry dreams to become a famous jazz singer. But in order to accomplish that, he must defy his father, a Jewish Cantor, who is opposed to such dream as a future for his son.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Danny Thomas, Peggy Lee, Eduard Franz
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Searching for a doctor who can help him get his son to speak again--the boy hadn't uttered a word since he saw his mother die in the fire that burned down the family home--a Confederate ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Alan Ladd, Olivia de Havilland, Dean Jagger
The Sin (1972)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A nun falls in love with her patient, who happens to be a communist.

Director: Alberto Lattuada
Stars: Sophia Loren, Adriano Celentano, Fernando Rey
Lady L (1965)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Lady L. is an elegant, elderly lady who recalls the past loves and lusty adventures she has lived through.

Director: Peter Ustinov
Stars: Sophia Loren, Paul Newman, David Niven
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Tom Brewster, handy with a rope but not a gun, rides into town and mails his lawyer's exam. When his lack of ability with a gun is exposed, the town boss Turlock offers him the job of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Will Rogers Jr., Nancy Olson, Lon Chaney Jr.
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
Countess Lina
...
Princess Eugénie
Tullio Carminati ...
Albert
Milly Vitale ...
Can-Can girl
Carlo Hinterman ...
Prince Ruprecht
Roberto Risso ...
Aide de camp
Friedrich von Ledebur ...
Count Sandor
Adrienne Gessner ...
Amelia
Luigi Cimara
Waveney Lee
Walter Varndal
Edit

Storyline

You'll Find Yourself in a Whirlpool of Wine, Women and Wonderful Fun!

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Once Upon a Night She Started More Than Just a Breath of Scandal See more »

Genres:

Drama | Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

16 March 1960 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Escándalos imperiales  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Vehicles are seen driving on the right. The Austrians drove on the left until about 1933, well after the period of this story. See more »

Connections

Version of His Glorious Night (1929) See more »

Soundtracks

A Breath of Scandal
Written by Robert Stotz and Al Stillman
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
when beauty is no consolation
18 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sometimes, particularly when one is looking at a landscape or a portrait, beauty is sufficient. Movies are a different situation altogether and visual beauty is a bonus and certainly does no harm but it cannot carry a movie all by itself. John Gavin is beautiful but miscast and wooden where a more dangerous charm would have helped. Think Grant or even Sinatra but at least think alive. As to Loren, words fail me. The look (beautiful perhaps) is entirely wrong and she is no princess. If for no other reason her accent makes no sense and screams please oh please dub me, dub me, dub me even by the actress she called mother for no discernible reason. The eligible prince actually looks like Grace Kelly's real life prince but there is no Grace Kelly to lift his form into substance. The only performer who is even slightly acceptable is the divine and immortal Angela Lansbury who actually seems to be engaged. Fortunately, she doesn't have to listen to old Maurice beat a dead horse (i.e., his tired singing routine). Speaking of horses, the four-legged ones were cute but could only move the carriage, not the plot. On the whole, I'd rather be in Pittsburgh, with or without a horse or anywhere else, as long as it is with Ms. Lansbury.


5 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss A Breath of Scandal (1960) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?