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Movies: "Fanny" Sets Box-Office Record at Radio City

Aug. 31, 1961 - "Fanny," which started its ninth and final week at the Radio City Music Hall today, grossed a total of $1,432,292 in its first eight weeks, setting a record for the theatre. The film, starring Leslie Caron, Horst Buchholz, Maurice Chevalier, and Charles Boyer, is about a love triangle between a young woman, a rich older man, and an aspiring sailor. It is set in early-20th-century Marseilles. "Fanny" is based upon the stage musical of the same name, but there are no songs in the film version.


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