“I must say I couldn’t see myself in the role, either,” Audrey admitted. “I didn’t think it was anything I could play… but when they sent me the script by George Axelrod, I just couldn’t resist it.”
Famed as a portrayer of princesses and nuns, Audrey is doing a 180-degree turn to play Holly Golightly, a wild, weird creation of Truman Capote. She’s the precocious New York doll, a bride when “going on 14” in her native Tulip, Texas, a sometime model who is not averse to taking $50 from gentlemen escorts.
“But they don’t get anything for it.” Audrey assured, “at least not in the picture.”
 excerpted from Bob Thomas of The Ocala Star-Banner ( September 26, 1960 )