The poor, downtrodden (beautiful, of course) "dutiful" daughter in a London society family falls for a barrister, disguises herself, and takes a job as governess to his son. Adapted from ... See full summary »

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Ann Harding ...
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Trent
Robert Williams ...
Harrington
O.P. Heggie ...
Mr. Mortimer
Louise Closser Hale ...
Mrs. Mortimer
Dudley Digges ...
Sergeant Coggins
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Mrs. Coggins
Doris Lloyd ...
Pansy
Olive Tell ...
Mrs. Trent
Ruth Weston ...
Margaret
Joan Carr ...
Marjory
Douglas Scott ...
Derek
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The poor, downtrodden (beautiful, of course) "dutiful" daughter in a London society family falls for a barrister, disguises herself, and takes a job as governess to his son. Adapted from the novel, "A Little Flat in the Temple" Written by Kathy Li

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25 September 1931 (USA)  »

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A Little Flat in the Temple  »

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Londonderry Air
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Music attributed to Rory Dall O'Cahan
In the score during the opening credits and at the end
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A Sweet Romantic Film
10 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I have always thought that it was a shame that Leslie Howard is remembered today (if at all) for one of his weakest roles, that of Ashley Wilkes in GONE WITH THE WIND. He was so much better than that! An actor, director, playwright, you name it, he did it all. He was also a helpful mentor to other actors such as Humphrey Bogart (they became such close friends that Bogart named his daughter "Leslie") and William Gargan (who named his son Leslie Howard Gargan). In DEVOTION, Leslie Howard is a lawyer who is loved by Ann Harding from afar. Yes, the plot plays out a little like a Mills and Boon novel, but in such a charming manner that the viewer can just sit back and enjoy!

Will true love conquer all?


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