Stories From The Set: Roman Holiday

A wonderful article about one of my favorite films and I adore Audrey Hepburn

One Room With A View

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A girl leaps from the bed and runs to the window. Outside people dance in the warm Italian night as she watches, filled with longing to join them. She may be a princess, but her royal duties bind her; her capacious and ornate room is a prison cell. We see a close up of her face; her large, dark eyes are filled with hope and desire. Her dark hair cascades down her shoulders. She is not just a princess, she is a star. She is Audrey Hepburn.

In 1953, Roman Holiday introduced the world to a captivating young actress. Aged just 24, Hepburn’s charming, funny and enchanting performance won her an Oscar for Best Actress as well as critical and audience adoration – eclipsing even Hollywood royalty in the form of director William Wyler and co-star Gregory Peck. However, Roman Holiday’s journey to the screen bears a closer resemblance…

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As C. S. Lewis said, “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” I am an indiscriminate reader. I can find a way to enjoy almost all books. I find they are like people – you can find something endearing in almost every one of them. I love to write reviews. I hope you enjoy them and find them useful. View all posts by Steph

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