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Christopher Strong (1933)

Passed  -  Drama  -  31 March 1933 (USA)
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A famous female flier and a member of Parliament drift into a potentially disastrous affair.

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Lady Cynthia Darrington
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Sir Christopher Strong
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Lady Strong - His Wife
Helen Chandler ...
Monica - His Daughter
Ralph Forbes ...
Harry Rawlinson
Irene Browne ...
Carrie Valentine
Jack La Rue ...
Carlo
Desmond Roberts ...
Bryce Mercer
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At a party for Bright Young Things, a "treasure hunt" for attractive yet virtuous people nets Sir Christopher Strong, M.P., and Lady Cynthia Darrington, dashing aviatrix. Their acquaintance is innocent at first; but after he sees her in a spectacular silver moth costume, virtue begins to wane. Against their wills, they are drawn into an affair whose consequences threaten Strong's happy marriage and both their careers. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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She gave herself to the great god Speed and tried to run away from the fires within her! See more »

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31 March 1933 (USA)  »

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Assim Amam as Mulheres  »

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$284,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.37 : 1
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Katharine Hepburn replaced Ann Harding. See more »

Quotes

Lady Cynthia Darrington: I wouldn't have loved you if you'd been a usual man. And you wouldn't have loved me if I'd been a woman who didn't take this kind of thing seriously.
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Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
Hummed by Ralph Forbes
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Fascinating Film
14 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The film does a wonderful job of integrating newsreel footage with its narrative. I assume that Lindbergh's triumphal Broadway procession after his return from Paris in 1927 was the basis for Darrington's ticker tape parade after her round the world flight. It was hard to believe that her aircraft insisted on such a dangerous entrance to its cockpit. The pilot had to climb in while only a couple of feet from a rotating propeller (or "airscrew" as the Brits would say). Hepburn is utterly convincing as an aviation obsessed and sexually neutral aristocrat. Her love affair with Strong is nicely contrasted with that of his daughter with her boyfriend. The film also shows how a missed appointment -- insignificant to one person but all the world to the other -- can have fatal consequences. Well-made, well-sequenced -- the kind of film they used to make in wonderful black and white.


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