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Writer:
Terence Rattigan (written by)
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Release Date:
13 May 1965 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Everything Happens In The Yellow Rolls Royce!
Plot:
Three stories about the lives and loves of those who own a certain yellow Rolls-Royce: **First purchased... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ingrid Bergman ... Gerda Millett

Rex Harrison ... Lord Charles Frinton - The Marquess of Frinton

Shirley MacLaine ... Mae Jenkins

Jeanne Moreau ... Lady Eloise Frinton - The Marchioness of Frinton

George C. Scott ... Paolo Maltese

Omar Sharif ... Davich

Alain Delon ... Stefano

Art Carney ... Joey Friedlander
Joyce Grenfell ... Hortense Astor
Edmund Purdom ... Fane

Michael Hordern ... Harnsworth
Lance Percival ... Assistant Car Salesman
Roland Culver ... Norwood
Moira Lister ... Lady Angela St. Simeon
Harold Scott ... Taylor
Richard Pearson ... Osborn

Isa Miranda ... Duchesse d'Angouleme
Grégoire Aslan ... Albanian Ambassador (as Gregoire Aslan)
Riccardo Garrone ... Bomba

Wally Cox ... Ferguson
Carlo Croccolo ... Michele
Guy Deghy ... Mayor
Martin Miller ... Head Waiter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Reginald Beckwith ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jacques B. Brunius ... Duc de d'Angouleme (England) (uncredited)
Jonathan Cecil ... (uncredited)
Pauline Chamberlain ... Woman in Green Gown at Banquet (uncredited)

Anthony Dawson ... Mickey (uncredited)
Tom Gill ... (uncredited)

Max Howard ... Boy in Stately Home (uncredited)
Harold Kasket ... Italian Garage Owner (uncredited)
Dermot Kelly ... Marquess of Frinton's Jockey (uncredited)
Andreas Malandrinos ... Italian Hotel Manager (uncredited)
Robert Nichols ... American Travel Agent (uncredited)
James Payne ... Man at Car Sales (uncredited)
Robert Rietty ... Hotel Manager (uncredited)
George Roderick ... Italian waiter (uncredited)
Bill Shine ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Richard Vernon ... Race Course Official (uncredited)

Frank Williams ... Racegoer (uncredited)

Directed by
Anthony Asquith 
 
Writing credits
Terence Rattigan (written by)

Produced by
Anatole de Grunwald .... producer (as Anatole De Grunwald)
Roy Parkinson .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Riz Ortolani 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Hildyard 
 
Film Editing by
Frank Clarke 
 
Casting by
Irene Howard (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Pamela Cornell 
John Jarvis 
 
Costume Design by
Anthony Mendleson  (as A. Mendleson)
 
Makeup Department
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist: Miss MacLaine
Joan Johnstone .... hair stylist
John O'Gorman .... makeup artist
Giorgio Sciommer .... hair stylist: Miss Bergman (as Giorgio)
Tom Smith .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Timothy Burrill .... production manager
Jimmy Komisarjevsky .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kip Gowans .... assistant director
 
Art Department
William Kellner .... art director: European sequence
Vincent Korda .... art director: European sequence
Elliot Scott .... art director: English sequence
Reg Bream .... draughtsman (uncredited)
Maurice Fowler .... assistant art director (uncredited)
John Graysmark .... draughtsman (uncredited)
Mickey Lennon .... chargehand dressing prop (uncredited)
Kenneth McCallum Tait .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Ted Tester .... draughtsman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Philip Barnikel .... sound editor
J.B. Smith .... dubbing mixer
Cyril Swern .... sound recordist
A.W. Watkins .... recording supervisor
 
Special Effects by
Tom Howard .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Douglas Adamsson .... photographer: second unit
Austin Dempster .... camera operator
Gerry Fisher .... camera operator
Chic Anstiss .... focus puller (uncredited)
Wally Fairweather .... focus puller (uncredited)
Dennis Fraser .... grip (uncredited)
Douglas Milsome .... clapper loader (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rebecca Breed .... wardrobe supervisor (as Jackie Breed)
Antonio Castillo .... wardrobe: Miss Bergman (as Castillo)
Gene Coffin .... wardrobe executor: Mr. Scott
Edith Head .... wardrobe: Miss MacLaine
 
Editorial Department
Chris Kelly .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Riz Ortolani .... conductor
 
Transportation Department
Eddie Frewin .... transportation chief (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Pamela Carlton .... continuity
George Davis .... production accountant (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
122 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia:
Final film of director Anthony Asquith.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: In the opening titles, the roofs of modern cars can be seen as the camera pans along Hyde Park.See more »
Quotes:
Paolo Maltese:[Pointing at the Cathedral of Pisa with pride] Look at it.
Mae Jenkins:What is it?
Paolo Maltese:The Cathedral. That is the most beautiful and the most famous cathedral in the whole world.
Mae Jenkins:Yeah, it's got too many pillars.
Paolo Maltese:Too many pillars...
Mae Jenkins:Yeah.
Paolo Maltese:Listen to me. That is the most beautiful and the most famous cathedral in the whole WORLD.
Mae Jenkins:It's got too many pillars!
Paolo Maltese:It was built in 1050!
Mae Jenkins:Yeah, so in 1050 they put in too many pillars!
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42 out of 47 people found the following review useful.
Yellowish, 5 January 2005
Author: Miles Charrier from London, England

After the success of "The V.I.P.s" the year before, Anthony Asquith and Terence Rattigan are at it again with uneven results. The excuse this time is a Rolls Royce that passes hands from star to star. It is a formula used before many times, most successfully in Julian Duvivier's "Tales of Manhattan" in which a dinner jacket plays an important part in the destinies of Edward G Robinson, Charles Laughton, Henry Fonda and Paul Robson among others. More recently the formula was used by John Badham in his "The Gun" and then Martin Donovan in the lyrically powerful "Seeds of Tragedy" in which the Rolls Royce there is cocaine. Terence Rattigan was master at dialogue and his characters tended to move in confined spaces, take "Separated Tables" for instance. In "The Yellow Rolls Royce" we travel from England to Italy to Eastern Europe and the only confinement Rattigan finds for his characters is the interior of the luxury car. On the first segment, Rex Harrison and Jeanne Moreau show Rattigan at his best, they are great fun to watch. Harrison, playing a big shot at the foreign office, does wonderful things with Rattigan's words. On the second episode Shirley MacLaine and Art Cartney are lovely as a gangster's moll and her minder but the Italo-American gangster, as played by George C Scott, is so over the top that, practically, sinks the whole little segment. French star Alain Delon plays an Italian gigolo of sorts. He is beautiful to look at but hopeless at delivering Rattigan's lines. On the third episode Ingrid Bergman plays Ingrid Bergman, beautifully and Omar Shariff plays Omar Shariff, just as beautifully. Joyce Grenfell plays a cameo as Bergman's companion, as usually, when she's on, she steals the scene. As you may have gathered, this is the kind of picture that one would enjoy the most on a rainy Sunday afternoon. That in itself is a recommendation.

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