In the film David Niven's character is starring in near the beginning of the film, a clapperboard shows the names Chas. Crichton, D. Slocombe and Jeff Seaholme.
These are the names of the actual director of The Love Lottery - Charles Crichton, Cinematographer - Douglas Slocombe and Camera Operator - Jeff Seaholme.
Little else remains to be told. While other little girls were rolling hoops or playing games with little boys, I was at home, contentedly finding the hypotenuse of this or that, letting x equal all sort of things. Before you could find the cube root...
Opening credits prologue: But in Italy it is the gentlemen who serenade the ladies and not - as in our story - vice versa.