Daddy Long Legs Poster

Release Date: 1955

DVD Release Date: February 21st, 2006

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
In this musical, American millionaire Jervis Pendleton (Fred Astaire) becomes taken with an orphan named Julie (Leslie Caron) while vacationing in France. Determined to improve the quality of Julie's life, he secretly sends money so she can receive a good education. After receiving a flurry of letters thanking her mysterious caretaker, Jervis decides to visit his pet project. When he arrives and sees that Julie has grown up into a beautiful young woman, he quickly falls for her.

Cast: Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore, Thelma Ritter, Fred Clark, Charlotte Austin, Larry Keating, Kathryn Givney

Director: Jean Negulesco

Genres: Musical, Romance

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: New York City, France, Lighthearted, Love, 1950s


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