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The Loves of Joanna Godden (1947)

On Romney Marsh at the turn of the century, a woman farmer has three suitors.

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Martin Trevor
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Harry Trevor
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Collard
Sonia Holm ...
Louise
Josephine Stuart ...
Grace Wickens
Alec Faversham ...
Peter Relf
Edward Rigby ...
Stuppeny
Frederick Piper ...
Isaac Turk
Fred Bateman ...
Young Turk
Douglas Jefferies ...
Huggett
Gilbert Davis ...
Godfrey
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Martha
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The story of a woman who loved three men for their different ways and discovered after many a heartache, that her first love was also her true love. Edward the Peacemaker was on the throne of England when Joanna Godden's father died and bequeathed a large farm on the Romney Marsh of Kent. Beautiful, impetuous, self-willed, Joanna determined to defy convention and - a mere woman - run the farm herself. Her decision outraged the whole shire - not least her farmer neighbour Arthur Alce. Written by Aline

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14 July 1947 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Lásky Jany Goddenové  »

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Trivia

The love theme by Ralph Vaughan Williams was later used in his 6th Symphony (1947). See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits prologue: " The world, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Romney Marsh".

The Marsh lies where Kent ends and Sussex begins.

A place apart, which man has slowly won, acre by acre, from the sea. A flat land, flat as the sea-bed it once was, and a Marsh only in name, for man has transformed bog and reeds into pasture. An austere land of windswept distances and scattered communities. Lonely now, but lonelier still in 1905. See more »

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God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
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Arranged by Ernest Irving
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