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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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22 March 1967 (USA)  »

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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)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Jewish wedding that Millie sang at was the wedding of one of her friends who introduced Millie to her beau during the Friendship Dance. See more »

Goofs

When Jimmy and Millie are sitting on the ledge outside the office, the flagpole which both fell onto a few moments before is nowhere to be seen. That's because they have come off the flagpole onto a ledge well below it. See more »

Quotes

James Van Hossmere: Be my stenog?
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Connections

Referenced in The Barefoot Executive (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Thoroughly Modern Millie
Words by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen (as James Van Heusen)
Sung by Julie Andrews (uncredited) during the credits montage
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Sweet, Cute, Lots Of Fun
15 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

A brilliant musical offering well worth watching. Whether you like it or not all depends on taste; If you're like me and could watch and listen to Julie Andrews forever, it's for you. The rest of the cast is also fantastic, with Mary Tyler Moore as sweet Miss Dorothy and Beatrice Lillie as the hilarious Mrs Meers, and how could we forget Carol Channing as the fabulous Muzzy? Many people seem to have negative views on this movie; To others, it's great. If you're looking for deep, meaningful and heavy stuff, this probably isn't the movie for you. If you're looking for light, fluffy fun, come and bask in the glory of "Thoroughly Modern Millie"!


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