Daddy Long Legs
Movie was released on 1955-05-05, the IMDB rating is 6,7 (upd: 09-17-2020) and lasts 126 min. Daddy Long Legs belongs to the following categories: Drama, Music, Romance. Directed by Jean Negulesco, Jody Blose.Overview
Wealthy American Jervis Pendleton III (Fred Astaire) has a chance encounter at a French orphanage with a cheerful 18-year-old resident, Julie Andre (Leslie Caron). He anonymously pays for her education at a New England college. She writes letters to her mysterious benefactor regularly, but he never writes back. Her nickname for him, ”Daddy Long Legs”, is taken from the description of him given to Andre by some of her fellow orphans who see his shadow as he leaves their building. Several years later, he visits her at school, still concealing his identity. Despite their large age difference, they soon fall in love.
Actors: Ann Codee, Barrie Chase, Charlotte Austin, Diane Jergens, Evelyn Rudie, Fred Astaire, Fred Clark, Gertrude Astor, James Cromwell, Kathryn Givney, Kelly Brown, Larry Keating, Leslie Caron, Leslie Parrish, Liliane Montevecchi, Lisa Montell, Pat Sheehan, Ray Anthony, Sara Shane, Terry Moore, Thelma Ritter
Country: United States of America