The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. This unusual French movie, starring Catherine Deneuve, was the 1964 Cannes Film Festival's Grand prize winner and it was nominated for five Academy Awards. The film's entire dialog is sung - not for everyone, but I liked it.You can't talk about umbrellas and movies without mentioning
Howards End (also available in book, e-book, and audio book), another favorite of mine, has a pivotal scene involving the "theft" of an umbrella. Here's a peek.
Maybe someone will tell me about their favorite children's book about or related to umbrellas. I know of one very famous one. Can you guess what it is. Share these on our Facebook page if you'd like.
Want more about umbrellas? Here is a very brief, but interesting accuweather.com promo about National Umbrella Month, and see Answer.com for the answer to the burning question, "What is the difference between an umbrella and a parasol?"