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Enchanted April (1935)

Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 February 1935 (USA)
For Lotty Wilkins, romance is no longer part of her marriage. In an effort to find what's missing from her life, she and three other women rent an Italian villa for the month of April, ... See full summary »

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Mellersh Wilkins
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Mrs. Rose Arbuthnot
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Henry Arbuthnot
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Lady Caroline Dester
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Peppo Briggs
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Mrs. Phoebe Fisher
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Domenico
Rafaela Ottiano ...
Francesca
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For Lotty Wilkins, romance is no longer part of her marriage. In an effort to find what's missing from her life, she and three other women rent an Italian villa for the month of April, leaving behind the everyday cares and monotony of their respective lives. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net> and Determined Copy Editor

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Elvarázsolt április  »

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The play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 24 August 1925 and had 32 performances. The cast included Elisabeth Risdon as Lottie Wilkins, Barry O'Moore as Mellersh Wilkins and Alison Skipworth as Mrs. Fisher. See more »

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Mrs. Lotty Wilkins: I couldn't stand his multiplying all by himself.
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Disappointing version...
3 June 2005 | by (Orlando FL) – See all my reviews

I had been delighted to find that TCM was showing this, as I love the 1992 version with Josie Lawrence, Jim Broadbent, Joan Plowright...This film had a luminous Ann Harding, a wonderful performance by Frank Morgan, but others' acting made the film more of a farce then the wonderful unfolding that the later film. Reginald Owen's Arbuthnot is painful to watch and you can't understand why his wife adores him. I found out after watching the film that it was based on the stage play where the 1992 film is based on the book. The original film also felt like it was a snippet of a larger piece and felt incomplete. Too bad it was such a let-down.


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