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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
U
Cast
Clifton Webb
Dorothy McGuire
Jean Peters
Louis Jourdan
Maggie McNamara.
Directors
Jean Negulesco.
Screenwriters
John H Secondari
John Patrick.
Running Time
102 minutes

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Three Coins in the Fountain
You've never lived 'til you've loved in Rome


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Plot
Three yankee doodle ladies in Rome wish for their perfect man by throwing coins into the Trevi Fountain, and work to seal their fate with men they meet.


Review
The shes are secretaries Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters and relentlessly cute Maggie McNamara, setting their caps respectively at, improbably, Clifton Webb, tiresomely, Rossano Brazzi, and more believably, Louis Jourdan. Sort of How to Marry a Millionaire, but not funny. And in italy.

The real stars of this comic melodrama, however, are a beautifully filmed Rome and the flogged-to-death title tune.


Verdict
Formulaic fifties romantic tish


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