Cary Grant, screenwriter Peter Stone and Audrey Hepburn on the set of Charade Stone’s breakthrough as a writer came with his screenplay for Charade (1963), which was directed by Stanley Donen and starred Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. Charade, which was a huge hit, put Stone on the map and landed him a Hollywood contract, which resulted in Father Goose (for which he won an Academy Award in 1965), Mirage, Arabesque, The Secret War of Harry Frigg, and Jigsaw.
"Funny Face" (1957). COUNTRY: United States. DIRECTOR: Stanley Donen. SCREENWRITER: Leonard Gershe. COMPOSER: George Gershwin, Adolph Deutsch, Roger Edens. CAST: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair, Robert Flemyng, Dovima, Suzy Parker, Sunny Hartnett, Jean Del Val, Virginia Gibson, Sue England, Ruta Lee, Alex Gerry
"Charade" (1963). COUNTRY: United States. DIRECTOR: Stanley Donen. SCREENWRITER: Peter Stone. COMPOSER: Henry Mancini. CAST: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Ned Glass, Jacques Marin, Paul Bonifas, Thomas Chelimsky
September 7, 1957: "A straw hat became... Maurice Chevalier’s trademark... but Chevalier is not a fellow to stand still and look back at yesteryear. At the moment he is costarring in a new film Love in the Afternoon in which he plays the role of private detective, complete with the bowler-type hat he is wearing here. Chevalier, with the aid of [costar] Audrey Hepburn... is shown breaking with the past by putting foot and hand into a stock of straw hats."