Three Coins in the Fountain (1954 film)

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Three Coins in the Fountain is the 1954 film that introduced the song of the same name, which became an enduring standard. It tells the story of three American girls looking for romance in Rome while employed at the American Embassy. It stars Clifton Webb, Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan, Maggie McNamara and Rossano Brazzi.

The fountain mentioned is the Trevi fountain.

The movie was adapted by John Patrick from the novel Coins in the Fountain by John H. Secondari, and was directed by Jean Negulesco.

It won Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, Color and Best Music, Song (for Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn for Three Coins in the Fountain). It was nominated for Best Picture.

Two remakes of the film have been released. The first was the 1964 musical The Pleasure Seekers starring Ann-Margret and the second was the 1990 television movie Coins in the Fountain starring Loni Anderson.

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