Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961

Audrey Hepburn is Holly Golightly in this film based on the novel by Truman Capote. George Peppard is Paul Varjak, a writer who hasn’t published anything in five years. His money comes from a wealthy older woman played by Patricia Neal.

Holly and Paul lean on and support each other since they’re neighbors. She buys Paul a typewriter ribbon and invites him to a party at her place. At the party, Paul meets a variety of terribly interesting people.

Directed by Blake Edwards, this film won two of the five Oscars for which it was nominated. Both wins were for the music: Best Music Original Song for the song “Moon River” (Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer) and Best Music Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture (Henry Mancini).

Edith Head supervised costumes for this film. Hubert de Givenchy designed Audrey Hepburn’s famous Little Black Dress.

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