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Berkeley Square (1933)

Unrated | | Fantasy, Romance | 15 September 1933 (USA)
A young American man is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors.

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A young American man is transported back to London in the time of the American Revolution and meets his ancestors.

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The original play, "Berkeley Square," opened in London in 1928, starring Leslie Howard. The Broadway production opened at the Lyceum Theater on November 4, 1929, also starring Howard. It ran for 229 performances, and was followed by a national tour. Howard and Valerie Taylor recreated their stage roles for the film version. See more »

Quotes

[last line, heard in Peter's memory]
Helen Pettigrew: We shall be together, Peter. Not in my time, not in yours, but in God's.
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Connections

Version of BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: Berkeley Square (1959) See more »

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Early One Morning
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English folk song
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Great enthusiasm for a 66-year old film.
10 June 1999 | by (Scarsdale, New York) – See all my reviews

"Berkeley Square" is similar in theme to Jack Finney's "Time and Again." A present day American is transported back to the home of his ancestors in London, during the American Revolution. He knows, of course, what will hap- pen and even falls in love with one of his female ancestors. An old film but a terrific one, with Leslie Howard and Heather Angel.


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