Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 romantic comedy film starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard.The film was directed by Blake Edwards It was loosely based on the novella of the same name by Truman Capote.
Marliyn Monroe was originally cast as Holly Golightly, but her drama coach told her that playing a call-girl was not good for her image.The song "Moon River" was written especially for Audrey Hepburn, since she had no training as a singer. It won an Acadamy Award for the best song.
Audrey Hepburn's salary for the film made her the second highest paid actress (behind Elizabeth Taylor) per film at the time.
The famous black dress in the opening scenes of this movie was sold for $807,000 auction in London, making it the second most expensive piece of movie memorabilia ever sold. The first is the Best Picture Oscar for Gone with the Wind (1939)
Also, Holly Golightly wears the same dresses all the way through the movie, simply changing the accessories to give each outfit a different look. Her black shift dress features through the movie at least four times.
The movie's poster was as #18 of "The 25 Best Movie Posters Ever" by Premiere.