12 Things You Didn’t Know About Breakfast At Tiffany’s

  
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10. George Peppard caused problems behind the scenes

The film’s director Blake Edwards did not want George Peppard to be cast as Paul and supposedly even went as far as dropping to his knees on the sidewalk to beg producers Martin Jurow and Richard Shepherd to cast another actor. Paul was notorious for acting out back stage and his behavior on Breakfast at Tiffany’s rang true to his reputation as he tried to steal the limelight from Hepburn and didn’t listen to Edwards’ direction. Hepburn also felt similar feelings toward Peppard and is noted to have called him “pompous” and to have commented on how she was bothered by his constant need to over analyze.

Source: Everett Collection

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9. You can purchase Holly’s famous Oliver Goldsmith sunglasses

Some have mistakenly attributed Holly’s iconic diva sunglasses to Ray Ban, but they’re actually made by Oliver Goldsmith. In 2011, the sunglasses were re-released for the 50th anniversary of the film and can still be purchased. The glasses feature a dark tortoise shell frame and a slight cat eye shape that create the timeless elegance and class that Audrey became known for.

Photo by: Everett Collection

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