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Rome Adventure (1962)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 21 April 1962 (USA)
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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Roberto Orlandi
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Lyda Kent
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Albert Stillwell
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Daisy Bronson
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Contessa
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Gertrude Flynn ...
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Agnes Hutton
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Mary Patton ...
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Maurice Wells ...
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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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Young love and laughter...on a fancy-free fling in Italy, with the screen's most attractive new personalities in the most glamorous of locales...learning why lovers must learn... See more »

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Drama | Romance

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21 April 1962 (USA)  »

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Lovers Must Learn  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Screenplay written by Irving Fineman, who is also author of the controversial on-screen novel that sets plot in motion when Suzanne Pleshette's character refuses to apologize for allowing students to read the sizzling book. See more »

Quotes

Don Porter: You mean, we'll never met again?
Lyda Kent: There's never any never. Kiss me.
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Connections

Referenced in Contempt (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

Al di là
Music by Mogol
Lyrics by Carlo Donida
Performed by Emilio Pericoli
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This is a pure delicious, romantic escape.
16 August 2002 | by (chicago, ill.) – See all my reviews

If one must concede to one escapist impulse in movie romance, this is the one. For guys, a fantasy come true in the person of not one but two very desirable 'babes' played by Suzanne Pleshette and Angie Dickinson at their pulchritude best. For gals, Troy Donahue playing a good-looking hunk complete with just the right amount of sensitivity, vulnerability, erudition and passion. Mix the 3 in that Italian landscape and bowl of civilization with the right supporting cast and that wonderful theme song 'Al di la' and you have the surefire delight not seen since Three Coins in the Fountain and Roman Holiday.

I wish this was in DVD.


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