Daddy Long Legs

Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore, Thelma Ritter (starring)
Jean Negulesco (director)
Jean Webster (novel)
Phoebe and Henry Ephron (screenwriters)

Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, Circa 1955. Collection of 3 vintage black-and-white reference still photographs from the 1955 film. All stills feature Fred Astaire dancing in cowboy boots in front of an enlarged million-dollar bill.

Based on Jean Webster's 1912 novel. Millionaire Jervis Pendleton III (Astaire) is the unknown benefactor of French orphan girl Julie (Caron), financing the girl's education. Moved by Julie's letters of thanks, Pendleton's secretary Alicia (Ritter) advises him to go to France to visit the orphan. When he arrives, he finds that Julie is almost a grown woman, and the two fall in love.

Set in France, shot on location in New York.

Nominated for 3 Academy Awards.

8 x 10 inches. Short faint creases, else Near Fine overall.

Hirschhorn, p. 347.

[Book #135202]