• Comedy
    Romantic Comedy
  • Rated: PG,L,G
  • Director: Michael Curtiz, Hal Pereira, Gene Allen
  • Writer: Karl Schneider, Ring Lardner, Walter Bernstein
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A Breath of Scandal, known as Olympia in Italy, is a 1960 film adapted from Ferenc Molnár's stage play Olympia. It stars Sophia Loren, Maurice Chevalier, John Gavin and Angela Lansbury and was directed by Michael Curtiz. The film is set at the turn of the 20th century and features lush technicolor photography of Vienna and the countryside of Austria. The costumes and lighting were designed by George Hoyningen-Huene and executed by Ella Bei of the Knize fashion house (Austria). Due in part to Curtiz's direction which Sophia Loren was at odds with, Italian director Vittorio De Sica was hired to reshoot certain scenes with Loren after hours without Curtiz's knowledge. The film is based on the 1928 play Olympia rather than being a remake of the 1929 MGM film His Glorious Night.
  • Comedy
    Romantic Comedy
  • Rated: PG,L,G
  • Director: Michael Curtiz, Hal Pereira, Gene Allen
  • Writer: Karl Schneider, Ring Lardner, Walter Bernstein

  • Sophia Loren
    John Gavin
    Maurice Chevalier
    Isabel Jeans
    Angela Lansbury
    Robert Risso
    Frederick Von Ledebur
    Carlo Hinterman
    Tullio Carminati
    Adrienne Gessner
    Milly Vitale
    Roberto Risso
    Friedrich Von Ledebur
    Carlo Hintermann
    Luigi Cimara

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  • (1960)

  • Comedy
    Romantic Comedy
  • Rated: PG,L,G
  • Director: Michael Curtiz, Hal Pereira, Gene Allen
  • Writer: Karl Schneider, Ring Lardner, Walter Bernstein
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A Breath of Scandal, known as Olympia in Italy, is a 1960 film adapted from Ferenc Molnár's stage play Olympia. It stars Sophia Loren, Maurice Chevalier, John Gavin and Angela Lansbury and was directed by Michael Curtiz. The film is set at the turn of the 20th century and features lush technicolor photography of Vienna and the countryside of Austria. The costumes and lighting were designed by George Hoyningen-Huene and executed by Ella Bei of the Knize fashion house (Austria). Due in part to Curtiz's direction which Sophia Loren was at odds with, Italian director Vittorio De Sica was hired to reshoot certain scenes with Loren after hours without Curtiz's knowledge. The film is based on the 1928 play Olympia rather than being a remake of the 1929 MGM film His Glorious Night.

Starring
  • Sophia Loren
    John Gavin
    Maurice Chevalier
    Isabel Jeans
    Angela Lansbury
    Robert Risso
    Frederick Von Ledebur
    Carlo Hinterman
    Tullio Carminati
    Adrienne Gessner
    Milly Vitale
    Roberto Risso
    Friedrich Von Ledebur
    Carlo Hintermann
    Luigi Cimara