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The Millionairess (1960)

A Millionairess and a doctor cannot marry until they meet conditions set-up by their respective parents.

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Joe (as Vittorio de Sica)
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Adrian
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Alastair
Alfie Bass ...
Fish Curer
Miriam Karlin ...
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Polly
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Diana Coupland ...
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Muriel
Eleanor Summerfield ...
Mrs. Willoughby
Willoughby Goddard ...
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London-based Millionairess Epifania (Sophia Loren) is attracted to Dr. Kabir (MD from Delhi and PhD from Calcutta), who is more intent on treating patients. When she persists, he confides in her that he had made a commitment to his late widowed seamstress mother that he will wed any woman who will manage to survive on just Rs.500/-, for 90 days. She finds out that this sum is equivalent to just 35 shillings but readily accepts this challenge. She also informs him that her late father had also imposed a condition that she must wed a male who will turn £500 into £15000 within the same period. Epifania then finds employment with an Italian firm, ends up re-organizing, and turning up the firm's profits. At the end of 90 days, she goes to meet Kabir and discovers that he has not only given all the money away but also has no interest whatsoever in marrying her. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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The Racy Revelations of the Richest Girl in the World...And Her Wild, Wonderful Ways! See more »

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21 October 1960 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Ella y sus millones  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Colour by) (Eastman Color)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Peter Sallis was booked to appear in this film, but his role was not filmed. See more »

Quotes

Epifania Parerga: I'm very susceptible to sex appeal.
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The end of the film finishes with 'And they lived happily ever after'. See more »

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Referenced in The Indian Doctor: The Arrival (2010) See more »

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OK, not a great movie, but the stars...
25 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

I loved watching Alastair Sim, Sophia Loren and Peter Sellers in action. Alastair's voice is still bubbling in my head as is Peter Seller's Indian accent. And all the beautiful cheesiness of a 1960's movie. If any of that appeals to you see the movie.


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