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The Village Squire (1935)

Vivien Leigh's debut movie about a small village putting on MacBeth when a Hollywood star arrives.

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Squire Hollis
Leslie Perrins ...
Richard Venables
Moira Lynd ...
Mary Hollis
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Rose Venables
Margaret Watson ...
Aunt Caroline
Ivor Barnard ...
Mr. Worsford
Haddon Mason ...
Dr. Blake
David Nichol ...
Gerald Armitage
Elliott Seabrooke ...
Derrick
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Vivien Leigh's debut movie about a small village putting on MacBeth when a Hollywood star arrives.

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This film was initially telecast in the USA Wednesday 28 September 1949 in Cincinnati on WLW (Channel 4), Wednesday 19 October 1949 in New York City on WPIX (Channel 11), and Sunday 11 December 1949 in Salt Lake City on KDYL (Channel 11). Since it was never released theatrically on this side of the Atlantic, these presentations also constituted its USA premieres. See more »

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Vivien Leigh's Screen Debut
5 November 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

The 22 year old Vivien Leigh made her screen debut in this film. She had the looks of Jean Simmons (even though Simmons wasn't around by this time), and was obviously photogenic and could be manufactured as being voluptuous. Was she a good actress though?


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