About

Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusiv...

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Directed by

William Wyler

Written by

John Dighton (Screenplay)
Dalton Trumbo (Screenplay)
Ian McLellan Hunter (Screenplay)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Romance in romantic Rome!

Cast

Keywords

boat photography secret identity intelligence dance forbidden love sightseeing rome italy duty embassy trevi fountain

Photos

Lists

#877 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#261 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#4 on AFI's 100 years...100 passions AFI

Awards

Oscar for Best Costume Design, Black-and-White Edith Head

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar for Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Black-and-White