With a film that is loved by a nation and a wonderfully written book that it all came from, Holly Golightly from Truman Capote’s, Breakfast at Tiffany’s is an iconic and loved character. 25 more words
Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.
Holly Golightly, Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
Unlike Audrey Hepburn’s rather ambiguous portrayal of Holly Golightly’s true ‘vocation’, Capote is much more explicit. Golighty is a flighty, flakey and impulsive character who manages to capture the hearts of many men, who perhaps do not love her as sincerely as they suggest, but, rather, feel the need to help her, to look after her and to keep her out of danger. 141 more words
I first remember reading this when I was about 15; my mum had received the book as a freebie from Red magazine and I was also doing a cackhanded GCSE art project on ‘old Hollywood’. 179 more words
It’s New York in the 1940s, where the martinis flow from cocktail hour till breakfast at Tiffany’s. And nice girls don’t, except, of course, Holly Golightly. 1,185 more words
Breakfast at Tiffany’s is one of those rare movies where I knew little of its subject but recognized its ongoing output of merchandising. Audrey Hepburn’s classic image is immortalized on shirts, coffee mugs, clocks, magnets, dolls, and iPhone cases, to name a few. 678 more words