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words on a Victorian sampler:
"When we are young / We read and believe / The most fantastic things. / When we are older / We learn with regret / That these things cannot be"
We are quite, quite wrong!
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Margaret Rutherford comes from a time in movie history when character actors added significant interest to the plot. And she was one of the very best. Rex Harrison has an everyman appeal,no matter what his role he is credible.
This story is charming,straightforward and unique.
Unlike half of the current movie plots today coming from Hollywood this is original.
It proves that good story lines will stand the test of time. It has humor,with a simple story line,and the strong directing,and acting carries it through.
It has more grace that some movies coming out of Hollywood today. Which is why I watch it again and again.
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