History Trivia / Sabrina

16th Jul '17 12:20:46 AM ClintEastwood
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* HostilityOnTheSet: Creator/HumphreyBogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Creator/AudreyHepburn and Creator/BillyWilder and despised Creator/WilliamHolden. Bogart later apologized to Wilder for his behavior on-set, citing problems in his personal life.



* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Creator/AudreyHepburn and Creator/BillyWilder and despised Creator/WilliamHolden. Bogart later apologized to Wilder for his behavior on-set, citing problems in his personal life.
5th May '17 4:22:33 PM eroock
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* WorkingTitle: ''Sabrina Fair''. The title was changed in the US so audiences wouldn't link it with highbrow stories like ''Literature/VanityFair''. Paramount considered changing the film's title to ''The Chauffeur's Daughter''.

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* WorkingTitle: ''Sabrina Fair''. The title was changed in the US so audiences wouldn't link it with highbrow stories like ''Literature/VanityFair''. Paramount considered changing the film's title to ''The Chauffeur's Daughter''.Daughter''.
* WritingByTheSeatOfYourPants:
** During production Billy Wilder was continuously working on the script. One day he asked Audrey Hepburn to feign illness so he would have enough time to finish the scene to be shot.
** Ernest Lehman, whom Paramount borrowed from MGM, worked frantically to complete the script during filming and eventually suffered a nervous breakdown. One scene was written during a lunch break and shot that afternoon in seventy-two takes.
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5th May '17 4:19:55 PM eroock
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* BoxOfficeBomb: The remake. Budget: $58 million. Box Office: $53,672,080.

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* BoxOfficeBomb: The remake.remake is a mild version. Budget: $58 million. Box Office: $53,672,080.$54 million.
5th May '17 4:19:18 PM eroock
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece:
** The original has a few lines of now-old-fashioned dialogue (see ScienceMarchesOn and HaveAGayOldTime), some cars that now look vintage, and a scene in which Sabrina calls Linus' office via a telephone booth in the building's lobby.
** In the remake, Linus catches up with Sabrina by taking the Concorde, which hasn't flown since 2003.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece:
** The original has a few lines of now-old-fashioned dialogue (see ScienceMarchesOn and HaveAGayOldTime), some cars that now look vintage, and a scene in which Sabrina calls Linus' office via a telephone booth in the building's lobby.
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UnintentionalPeriodPiece: In the remake, Linus catches up with Sabrina by taking the Concorde, which hasn't flown since 2003.
5th May '17 4:18:33 PM eroock
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* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Creator/AudreyHepburn and Creator/BillyWilder and despised William Holden.

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* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Creator/AudreyHepburn and Creator/BillyWilder and despised William Holden.Creator/WilliamHolden. Bogart later apologized to Wilder for his behavior on-set, citing problems in his personal life.
2nd Feb '17 10:57:34 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* BoxOfficeBomb: The remake. Budget: $58 million. Box Office: $53,672,080.



* RetroactiveRecognition: In a blink-and-you'll-miss it cameo, Creator/PaulGiamatti is the servant in the remake who said he assumed Linus was gay.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: In a blink-and-you'll-miss it cameo, Creator/PaulGiamatti is RomanceOnTheSet: Creator/AudreyHepburn and Creator/WilliamHolden fell in love during the servant in making of this film, but Hepburn broke off the remake who said he assumed Linus was gay.relationship on learning that Holden could not have children.



* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Audrey Hepburn and Billy Wilder and despised William Holden.

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* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Audrey Hepburn Creator/AudreyHepburn and Billy Wilder Creator/BillyWilder and despised William Holden.



** In the remake, Linus catches up with Sabrina by taking the Concorde, which hasn't flown since 2003.

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** In the remake, Linus catches up with Sabrina by taking the Concorde, which hasn't flown since 2003.2003.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** The role of Linus was originally meant for Creator/CaryGrant, who supposedly rejected the part because he did not want to carry an umbrella onscreen.
** Bogart wanted his wife Creator/LaurenBacall to play the title role.
* WorkingTitle: ''Sabrina Fair''. The title was changed in the US so audiences wouldn't link it with highbrow stories like ''Literature/VanityFair''. Paramount considered changing the film's title to ''The Chauffeur's Daughter''.
23rd Jan '17 9:29:28 AM dsneybuf
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Added DiffLines:

* BadExportForYou: Europe and Australia got the movie on Blu-Ray almost a year earlier than America did, albeit with no bonus features or widescreen option.
13th Jan '17 2:55:06 AM benda
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* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Audrey Hepburn.

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* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Audrey Hepburn.Hepburn and Billy Wilder and despised William Holden.
13th Jan '17 2:46:09 AM benda
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* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while.

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* TroubledProduction: Humphrey Bogart was ''not'' a happy man during the making of this film, and his attitude rubbed off on everyone else after a while. Notably, he didn't get along at all with Audrey Hepburn.
19th Apr '16 12:34:07 PM dsneybuf
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: In the remake, Linus catches up with Sabrina by taking the Concorde, which hasn't flown since 2003.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: UnintentionalPeriodPiece:
** The original has a few lines of now-old-fashioned dialogue (see ScienceMarchesOn and HaveAGayOldTime), some cars that now look vintage, and a scene in which Sabrina calls Linus' office via a telephone booth in the building's lobby.
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In the remake, Linus catches up with Sabrina by taking the Concorde, which hasn't flown since 2003.
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