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Ten North Frederick (1958)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  28 July 1958 (Sweden)
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At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatisfied wife and eased... See full summary »

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Joseph B. 'Joe' Chapin
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Ann Chapin
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Kate Drummond
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Edith Chapin
Tom Tully ...
Mike Slattery
Ray Stricklyn ...
Joby Chapin
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Lloyd Williams
John Emery ...
Paul Donaldson
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Charley Bongiorno
Linda Watkins ...
Peg Slattery
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Stella
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At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatisfied wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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JOHN O'HARA'S HOTLY-DISCUSSED BEST-SELLER...OF HOW THEY SINNED AGAINST EACH OTHER AND AGAINST THEMSELVES! (original print ad - all caps)

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28 July 1958 (Sweden)  »

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10 rue Frédérick  »

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During filming Gary Cooper told Sue Parker he had always hated Cary Grant from the time they first met in 1933, and that he found Grant's voice and effeminate mannerisms "very annoying". See more »

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In the opening sequence, which is supposed to be taking place in 1945, a 1950 Lincoln Continental prominently pulls up in front of the house. See more »

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Kate Drummond: Ann, a stuffed shirt didn't give me that ruby.
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For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
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Glossy Political Soap Opera
11 August 2006 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

John O'Hara whose Pal Joey was brought to the screen the year before wrote the book Ten North Frederick on which this film is based. For some reason this is a film of Gary Cooper's that is rarely shown any more.

Cooper is the WASP type upper crust patrician who has some political ambition. He's a well respected man in his area, except apparently in his own home.

He's married to a woman who makes Lady MacBeth look like Mary Poppins. Geraldine Fitzgerald steals the acting honors in this film with her portrayal as the exponential shrew of a wife. Though I haven't seen Ten North Frederick in years, it's Fitzgerald's performance that has stayed with me and I suspect will stay with you if the film is ever going to see the light of day.

Diane Varsi and Ray Stricklyn are the rebellious kids in the household who can't quite figure out all the hostility there, but they not something is radically wrong. Suzy Parker plays Varsi's friend with whom Cooper has a midlife crisis affair with. Believe me when you see Fitzgerald in this film, you won't blame Cooper in the slightest.

Ten North Frederick set the standard for John O'Hara type soap operas and I'm surprised no one picked up on this one. With some updating this could easily be a plot for a prime time soap opera pilot.


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