Saturday, 27 January 2018

FILM 1741: MAID IN MANHATTAN



FILM 1741: MAID IN MANHATTAN 

TRIVIA: The film is loosely based around a true story. In 1959, Steven Rockefeller, son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller, married Anne-Marie Rasmussen, a maid who had worked at his family's Manhattan hotel.

The pink gown that Jennifer Lopez wears to the fund-raising dinner, is a vintage gown from the 1950s. This was stated by Jennifer to a contestant auditioning on American Idol, season fourteen. The contestant told J. Lo she was a big fan of her and the movie, and tried to find a duplicate of that same gown for her prom, but was unable to find one. 

Story Writer John Hughes requested that his name be removed from the credits, as the finished product had very little of his original script, which was set in Chicago. His pseudonym "Edmond Dantès" comes from the title character of The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. Hughes used the same credit in Beethoven (1992) and Drillbit Taylor (2008).


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