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April 25, 2021

35 Glamorous Photos of Sophia Loren During the Filming of ‘The Millionairess’ (1960)

The Millionairess is a 1960 British romantic comedy film directed by Anthony Asquith, and starring Sophia Loren and Peter Sellers. Set in London, it is a loose adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s 1936 play of the same name.

The film was one of the most popular movies at the British box office in 1960. In the United States and Canada, the film grossed $2.9 million, equivalent to $37.7 million adjusted for inflation.

George Martin, who was the producer at that time of Peter Sellers’ comedy recordings, conceived and instigated the writing and recording of a comedy duet “Goodness Gracious Me”, sung by Sellers and Loren in their film characters. The song became a UK chart hit in 1960 and succeeded in publicizing the film.


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