About

Dolly Levi is a strong-willed matchmaker who travels to Yonkers, New York in order to see the miserly "well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder. In doing so, she convinces his niece, his niece's intended, and Horace's two clerks to travel to New York City.

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Directed by

Gene Kelly

Written by

Ernest Lehman (Writer)
Jerry Herman (Musical)

Runtime

146 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

based on play or musical merchant yonkers, new york millinery borzoi drygoods store

Photos

Awards

Oscar for Best Music, Score of a Musical Picture (Original or Adaptation) Lennie Hayton

Oscar for Best Sound

Oscar for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration George James Hopkins Walter M. Scott Jack Martin Smith

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing William Reynolds