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Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

Millie comes to town in the roaring twenties to encounter flappers, sexuality and white slavers.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Millie Dillmount
... Jimmy Smith
... Miss Dorothy Brown
... Muzzy Van Hossmere
... Trevor Graydon
... Oriental #1
... Oriental #2
... Tea
... Juarez
Cavada Humphrey ... Miss Flannery
... Taxi Driver
Michael St. Clair ... Baron Richter
Lisabeth Hush ... Judith Tremaine
Ann Dee ... Singer
... Mrs. Meers
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Storyline

In 1922 New York City, Millie Dillmount and Miss Dorothy Brown are just two of the girls living at the Priscilla Hotel for Single Young Ladies run by Mrs. Meers. Orphaned, Miss Dorothy, just recently arrived, is a naive, old-fashioned girl from a seemingly privileged background who has aspirations to be a stage actress. From more modest means, Millie, in New York for three months, used to be old fashioned, but now has a new modern sensibility and look to match, complete with bobbed hair and dresses with hemlines above the knee. Included in this new modern sensibility is Millie's goal of getting a job as a stenographer, with a quick promotion to being her wealthy boss' "Mrs.". Love is not to factor into the equation. She believes she's found the right employer in the form of chisel-jawed Trevor Graydon of the Sincere Trust Insurance Company. Millie's pursuit of Mr. Graydon is despite the fact that Mr. Graydon sees her as one of the boys, he has old fashioned sensibilities, and Millie ... Written by Huggo

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Our own lovable .... Julie Andrews singing dancing delighting is "Thoroughly Modern Millie" See more »


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Release Date:

22 March 1967 (USA)  »

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Millie  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$34,335,025

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,000,000, 31 December 1968
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| (roadshow)

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(Westrex Recording System) (70 mm prints)| (35 mm prints)| (35 mm magnetic prints)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Universal wanted Robert Wagner for the lead. See more »

Goofs

When Millie does her "Baby face"-dance at the office, she puts a stamp on her hand. In the next shot, that stamp has disappeared. In a later shot, it returns. See more »

Quotes

Muzzy Van Hossmere: Myself, I prefer to sleep in the all-together.
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Connections

References Safety Last! (1923) See more »

Soundtracks

Do It Again
(uncredited)
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva
Sung by Carol Channing
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fun in spite of itself
7 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I like this movie because it makes fun of itself. It knows it's silly, irreverant, and totally over the top. That's the point of the movie, and it works. It's completely void of substance-my friend claims to loose brain cells every time she sees it, yet she wants to watch it all the time. It's just plain fun and Julie Andrews (my personal fav) is at her most adorable. Even though in real life she was 31 and the mother of a 4-year-old, she's totally convincing as Millie. It does drag sometimes, but it's still a darling musical that's just full of fun-exactly how it's intended to be.


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