Daddy Long Legs

Directed by Jean Negulesco

Year: 1955
Running Time: 126
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.55:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Daddy Long Legs

Cast
Fred Astaire
Leslie Caron
Terry Moore
Thelma Ritter
Fred Clark
Larry Keating

Crew
Directed by Jean Negulesco


This classic cinemascope musical directed Jean Negulesco (Road House) received three 1955 Oscar nominations and featured the incomparable Fred Astaire (Top Hat) in some of his most stunning dance sequences. Daddy Long Legs follows a young French girl (Leslie Caron, An American in Paris) through college, her education sponsored by a mysterious man with long legs. Millionaire Jervis Pendleton III (Astaire) is from old money, and although generous with his wealth, he must learn how to give of his emotions. Amid sparkling musical numbers and dream sequences, comic relief comes from Fred Clark (Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine) as Pendleton’s assistant and Thelma Ritter (Pillow Talk) as his secretary. Beautifully shot by the great Leon Shamroy, the cinematographer for The King and I, Cleopatra and Planet of the Apes. Nominations include Best Original Score, Best Original Song, and Best Art Direction.

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