Three Coins in the Fountain
More About Three Coins in the Fountain
In this handsomely photographed romance, three American women pin their hopes for love on wishes they make by tossing coins into the Fountain of Trevi in Rome. Remade in Spain as "The Pleasure Seekers," the film is based on a novel by John H. Secondari. Academy Award Nominations: 3, including Best Picture. Academy Awards: Best Cinematography (color), and Best Song ("Three Coins in the Fountain" - Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn).
1954 - Academy Awards - Best Cinematography Winner
1954 - Academy Awards - Best Original Song Winner
Main Cast & Crew
Jean Negulesco - Director
Howard St. John
3 American women living in Rome toss coins into the Fountain of Trevi -- which makes all wishes come true. And they do... but not quite in the way the women expected.
This was the first CinemaScope picture to be shot abroad.
"[H]uge in its day....Louis Jourdan is suave as an Italian prince..." - 09/01/2005 Uncut, p.147