Thoroughly Modern Millie
For Julie Andrews' third movie musical, following the wildly successful Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music, film producer Ross Hunter apparently tried and failed to get the rights to The Boyfriend, the faux-1920s musical in which Andrews had made her American theatrical debut. Instead, he developed his own faux-1920s musical, adding as co-stars/i>/i>/i>… See more details below
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Although this movie is very funny and entertaining, it was exactly the type of film that doomed Andrews' career (until it rebounded in the early 80's with more contemporary, adult roles). She runs around saying things like, "Gosh, gee whillikers" and singing silly songs. Mary Tyler Moore, an amazing dancer back then, was wasted. The true standout was Carol Channing in a supporting role. I love Andrews but after nearly 3 hours, you will start to roll your eyes and yawn.