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Rome Adventure (1962)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  21 April 1962 (USA)
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Prudence resigns from her teaching position after being criticized for giving a student her copy of a romance novel. She sails for Italy, takes a job at a small bookstore in Rome, and meets... See full summary »

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Prudence resigns from her teaching position after being criticized for giving a student her copy of a romance novel. She sails for Italy, takes a job at a small bookstore in Rome, and meets Don, who has just broken up with his girlfriend. Prudence and Don tour Italy together, and romance naturally follows. Written by Dennis Lewis <dsl@sprynet.com>

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THIS was her European plan for learning about love...

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21 April 1962 (USA)  »

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Lovers Must Learn  »

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Trivia

The interior of The American Bookshop is the set of the River City Library from Warner Bros. The Music Man (1962). See more »

Quotes

Prudence Bell: It's way past his cheese time.
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Connections

References The Wild One (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Al di là
Music by Mogol
Lyrics by Carlo Donida
Performed by Al Hirt
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Acting Is Not What Teenage Girls Remember!
24 August 2004 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

Yes, I agree that Suzanne Pleshette and Troy Donahue are not exactly Katherine Hepburn and Lawrence Olivier in this film, but their "chemistry," a beautiful Italian setting, glorious fashion and the overall romantic "intrigue" more than make up for that. In the early 1960's, Troy Donahue was the ultimate in "eye candy" for us teenage girls (and older women, too, I'm sure). I have thought for years that I was surely the only 13-year old girl who sat in a darkened theater so TOTALLY "transported" for several hours by the romance in this film, but apparently I was not. I listen to an "oldies" radio station in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and I cannot believe how MANY times other listeners request that the incredibly romantic "Al Di La" from the dimly-lit-romantic-restaurant-scene be played. Hooray for a day when sex was something seriously contemplated and not something graphically displayed like today!


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