1,880 votes Genres Comedy, Drama, Musical. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, but brought up in Pennsylvania, where he played the flute in a local band,... Born: April 16, 1924 Died: June 14, 1994 (age 70) All except Darling Lili were big money makers. Writer, Producer, and Director Blake Edwards used the experience of making this movie as the inspiration for the script to S.O.B. (1981). DARLING LILI is a positive delight, though sadly the film was a huge box-office flop and virtually sunk Andrews' film career until "10", S.O.B. Showing all 3 items Jump to: ... World War I. Lili Smith (Dame Julie Andrews) is a beloved British music hall singer, often providing inspiration for the British and French troops and general populace singing rallying patriotic songs. Watch Darling Lili (1970) movie trailer instantly, no need to login! Movie (1970) Starring: Julie Andrews (Lili Smith/Schmidt) Rock Hudson (Major William Larrabee) Jeremy Kemp (Colonel Kurt Von Ruger) Lance Percival (Lieutenant Carstairs) Darling Lili (1970) Lili Smith Star! Darling Lili (1970) – full review! Suggest Me Movie Filters Domains. 6.1. Darling Lili (1970) Trivia (23) Add new A very troubled production, this movie went way over budget and was a box-office flop when released. IMDb Score 6.1. She and Blake Edwards underwent psychoanalysis in the 1970's as a … This film stars Andrews as Lili Smith, a beautiful and adored singing star in England who moonlights as a … Darling Lili (1970) Golden Laurel [Nominee] (1970) Music Man Me, Natalie (1969) Golden Laurel [Nominee] (1966) Song 5th place. Darling Lili (1970) Plot. Free web-based film recommendation service. Lili Apartment-lili home,baby lili an apartment that have lots of rooms- Gameplay for kids Audience Reviews for Darling Lili Mar 12, 2010 Colorful musical that is deficient in the script department, exactly why Julie is a spy is never really apparent and it really hurts the film. After the success of Mary Poppins (1964) and The Sound of Music (1965), she declined huge offers for more nanny roles with the explanation: "I've done that.". Directed & produced by Blake Edwards who co-wrote the story with William Peter Blatty (who would go on to win an Oscar for The Exorcist (1973) screenplay) I would hardly classify this unique film as a Musical (as those on imdb.com have done) but I do agree that it’s difficult to nail down to a single category.. Darling Lili 1970. and VICTOR/VICTORIA came along a decade later. The Great Race (1965) Golden Laurel [Nominee] (1965) Music Men 4th place. (1968) Gertrude Lawrence Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967) Millie Dillmount Hawaii (1966) Jerusha Bromley Torn Curtain (1966) Sarah Sherman The Sound of Music (1965) Maria The Americanization of Emily (1964) Emily Barham Mary Poppins (1964) Mary Poppins The Gentle Flame (TV Movie 1959) Darling Lili is a 1970 American musical and spy film written by William Peter Blatty and Blake Edwards, who also directed.It starred Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson, and Jeremy Kemp, with music by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.This was the last full musical to have song lyrics written by Johnny Mercer. For the song "The Sweetheart Tree".