Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role 1965
SEX WORKER ROLE
Lili Smith in Darling Lili 1970
Character Is A Spy Seductress (aka Honeypot)
Julie Andrews in Darling Lili 1970
“Darling Lili” allowed Julie Andrews to break out of her good-girl image and play a character that was complicated. Julie plays a Mata Hari type by the name of Lili Smith. The role is the bad girl with a bit good inside of her. Everyone thinks she is a music hall singer. But in reality, she is a Spy Seductress for the German Government. Her mission is to seduce a top American pilot to extract military secrets. But her plan hits a snag when she winds up falling in love with her mark.
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