A Sophia Loren wedding dress from Houseboat
Lot 134
A Sophia Loren wedding dress from Houseboat
Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium

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A Sophia Loren wedding dress from Houseboat
A Sophia Loren wedding dress from Houseboat
Paramount, 1958. High-necked wedding gown with structured bodice and petticoats and overlay of soutache on net, with a large bow on the back, bearing a Paramount Ladies Wardrobe stamp and a Paramount cleaning tag. Sophia Loren plays Cinzia Zaccardi, an Italian woman who falls in love with Tom Winters (Cary Grant), a widower with three children. She wears this dress at the end of the film, when she and Grant's character marry.

Grant and Loren famously fell in love on the set of The Pride and the Passion in 1956. Grant continued to court her but during the filming of Houseboat, Loren chose to marry Carlo Ponti, an Italian producer who was her long-time companion and mentor.
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