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Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

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

Director:

George Roy Hill

Writer:

Richard Morris
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Complete credited cast:
Julie Andrews ... Millie Dillmount
James Fox ... Jimmy Smith
Mary Tyler Moore ... Miss Dorothy Brown
Carol Channing ... Muzzy Van Hossmere
John Gavin ... Trevor Graydon
Jack Soo ... Oriental #1
Pat Morita ... Oriental #2
Philip Ahn ... Tea
Anthony Dexter ... Juarez
Cavada Humphrey Cavada Humphrey ... Miss Flannery
Herbie Faye ... Taxi Driver
Michael St. Clair Michael St. Clair ... Baron Richter
Lisabeth Hush Lisabeth Hush ... Judith Tremaine
Ann Dee Ann Dee ... Singer
Beatrice Lillie ... Mrs. Meers
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In 1922 New York City, Millie Dillmount (Dame Julie Andrews) and Miss Dorothy Brown (Mary Tyler Moore) are just two of the girls living at the Priscilla Hotel for Single Young Ladies run by Mrs. Meers (Beatrice Lillie). 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 City 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 (John Gavin) of the Sincere Trust Insurance Company. Millie's pursuit of Mr. Graydon is despite the fact that Mr. Graydon ... Written by Huggo

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Trivia

Some scenes were filmed on the former Hammonds Estate in Montecito, California. See more »

Goofs

When Jimmy is hanging off the flagpole on the side of Millie's office building, the secretary out of the window tells him that Millie is located on the twentieth floor. Jimmy, seemingly not knowing this information as he counts the floors on the outside of the building, should already know it as he had been to see Millie in her office at least three times before. See more »

Quotes

Gregory Huntley: [in a hushed voice] Yeah! Yeah!
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Alternate Versions

On some video releases of Thoroughly Modern Millie, the Overture is cut out. See more »


Soundtracks

The Japanese Sandman
(uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Ray Egan
Sung by Jack Soo and Pat Morita
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This movie is Terrif!
4 August 2002 | by StarrySky123InfSee all my reviews

The entire cast was Terrif: Carol Channing, Mary Tyler Moore, John Garvin, James Fox, etc., but the brightest star on the screen was the great and beautiful Julie Andrews! She is my very favorite movie star! Her voice and acting ability are captivating whatever she does. I have always favored classic movies and this one definitely has all of the charm, big stars, and also the clever plot to be high on my list.


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Release Date:

22 March 1967 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

70 mm 6-Track (Westrex Recording System) (70 mm prints)| Mono (35 mm prints)| 4-Track Stereo (35 mm magnetic prints)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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