The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone Poster

Release Date: 1961

DVD Release Date: May 2nd, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Disheartened by suggestions that she is too old to for her role in a play, 50-year-old actress Karen Stone (Vivien Leigh) travels to Rome. After her husband dies on the plane, Karen rents an apartment and meets a conniving countess (Lotte Lenya) who introduces her to Paolo (Warren Beatty), a young Italian gigolo. Karen and Paolo begin a steamy affair, but the countess insists on paying for Paolo's services and ensures that the romance will not last long.

Cast: Vivien Leigh, Warren Beatty, Lotte Lenya, Coral Browne, Jill St. John, Jeremy Spenser, Stella Bonheur, Josephine Brown

Director: José Quintero

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Seven Arts Productions

Keywords: Temptation, 1960s, Fall, Friend, Husband


Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture