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Enchanted April (1935)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1 February 1935 (USA)
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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, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ann Harding ...
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Mellersh Wilkins
Katharine Alexander ...
Mrs. Rose Arbuthnot
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Henry Arbuthnot
Jane Baxter ...
Lady Caroline Dester
Ralph Forbes ...
Peppo Briggs
Jessie Ralph ...
Mrs. Phoebe Fisher
Charles Judels ...
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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1 February 1935 (USA)  »

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Flor de mayo  »

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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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Henry Arbuthnot: [after explosion] I am convinced that a bath in Italy is somewhere between a public function and an eruption of Vesuvius.
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Disappointing
1 February 2014 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

"Elizabeth" was the author's pen name (the original novel was published as "by the author of Elizabeth and her German Garden"), so it wasn't the film company who suppressed her German surname.

I caught the last part of this on early morning TV today, and thought it would be interesting to compare it with the delightful 1991 version.

I was puzzled that the two couples seemed to have inexplicably swapped names; it should be Mr. Wilkins who has the accident with the water heater and Mr. Arbuthnot who fancies Lady Caroline. The bathroom incident was funny but after that the film seemed to end rather quickly. I thought it very disappointing in comparison with the remake.


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