History Film / FunnyFace

11th Jan '16 8:36:01 AM Prfnoff
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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Kay Thompson and Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Stanley Donen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').

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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Kay Thompson and Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Stanley Donen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').
''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers''), based InNameOnly on a 1927 Broadway musical that also starred Fred Astaire.
5th Dec '15 2:07:41 AM The_Glorious_SOB
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Dick notices Jo in one of the photographs and the pair decide to hire her as a model, which Jo only agrees to so she take the trip to Paris, but her snobbish attitude softens over the film as she starts to enjoy the company of the handsome photographer.

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Dick notices Jo in one of the photographs and the pair decide to hire her as a model, which Jo only agrees to so she can take the a trip to Paris, but her snobbish attitude softens over the film as she starts to enjoy the company of the handsome photographer.
15th Apr '15 9:48:18 AM jayoungr
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* {{Beatnik}}s

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* {{Beatnik}}s{{Beatnik}}s: In all the places where Jo hangs out.



* FashionMagazine

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* FashionMagazineFashionMagazine: The backdrop.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmedNoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Dick Avery is based on photographer Richard Avedon, who served as a creative consultant on the film and actually took the photographs featured in it.



* SheCleansUpNicely

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* SheCleansUpNicelySheCleansUpNicely: The whole premise.
15th Apr '15 6:52:29 AM jayoungr
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Dick notices Jo in one of the photographs and the pair decide to hire her as a model, which Jo only agrees to so she take the trip to Paris but her snobbish attitude softens over the film as she starts to enjoy the company of the handsome photographer.

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Dick notices Jo in one of the photographs and the pair decide to hire her as a model, which Jo only agrees to so she take the trip to Paris Paris, but her snobbish attitude softens over the film as she starts to enjoy the company of the handsome photographer.


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* FashionMagazine
8th Apr '15 6:49:53 AM jayoungr
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** Subverted with Marion, the model who is fruitlessly ''trying'' to look brainy in the bookstore shoot.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: NoCelebritiesWereHarmed
28th Aug '14 10:04:58 PM allboyband
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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Creator/KayThompson and Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Creator/StanleyDonen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').

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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Creator/KayThompson Kay Thompson and Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Creator/StanleyDonen Stanley Donen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').



* InNameOnly: The film shares a title, four songs (not including the originally CutSong), music composers (Music/{{George| Gershwin}} and Ira Gershwin), and [[Creator/FredAstaire the leading man]] with the original stage musical. The plot, however, has nothing to do with it.



* PimpedOutDress: Numerous examples of splendid late-1950s ''haute couture'', and Creator/AudreyHepburn[='=]s character is dressed, when we first see her, as the chic Hollywood version of a beatnik. In fact, this movie was one of the films that established Hepburn as a style icon.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed:
* PimpedOutDress: Numerous examples exampless on of splendid late-1950s ''haute couture'', and Creator/AudreyHepburn[='=]s character is dressed, when we first see her, as the chic Hollywood version of a beatnik. In fact, this movie was one of the films that established Hepburn as a style icon.


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* RemakeCameo: Creator/FredAstaire starred in the original stage version of ''Funny Face'' in [[TheTwenties 30 years prior.]] The show went through numerous rewrites and a name change (from ''Smarty''), and the film version [[InNameOnly has a completely different plot]].
1st Aug '14 5:18:47 PM Glasender
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* MayDecemberRomance: While ages aren't directly stated, Audrey was 30 years younger than Fred.

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* MayDecemberRomance: While ages aren't directly stated, stated for the ''characters'', Audrey was 30 years younger than Fred.
1st Aug '14 5:17:39 PM Glasender
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* MayDecemberRomance: While ages aren't directly stated, Audrey was 30 years younger than Fred.
16th Feb '14 8:56:28 AM m8e
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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Kay Thompson and FredAstaire, and directed by Stanley Donen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').

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An iconic 1957 movie musical starring Creator/AudreyHepburn, Kay Thompson Creator/KayThompson and FredAstaire, Creator/FredAstaire, and directed by Stanley Donen Creator/StanleyDonen (''SinginInTheRain'' and ''Film/SevenBridesForSevenBrothers'').
9th Feb '14 7:22:24 AM Aquila89
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* BrainyBrunette: Jo's EstablishingCharacterMoment
* TheCameo: Well-known (at the time) 1950s fashion models Dovima and Suzy Parker (who herself later became an actress)

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* BrainyBrunette: Jo's EstablishingCharacterMoment
EstablishingCharacterMoment.
* TheCameo: Well-known (at the time) 1950s fashion models Dovima and Suzy Parker (who herself later became an actress)actress).



* HollywoodNerd: Jo Stockton. Type 2, obviously, since this is Creator/AudreyHepburn

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* HollywoodNerd: Jo Stockton. Type 2, obviously, since this is Creator/AudreyHepburnCreator/AudreyHepburn.
* ImNotPretty: Jo tells Dick she couldn't possibly be a model, because her face looks funny.
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