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Travels with My Aunt (1972)

At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Henry Pulling
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Wordsworth (as Lou Gossett)
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Ercole Visconti
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Tooley
Robert Flemyng ...
Crowder
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Achille Dambreuse (as Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez)
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Mario (as Raymond Gerome)
Daniel Emilfork ...
Colonel Hakim
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Louise
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Crowder's Man
David Swift ...
Detective
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Bobby
Valerie White ...
Madame Dambreuse
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At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she attempts to rescue an old lover. Written by Kathy Li

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25 March 1973 (UK)  »

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Viagens com a Minha Tia  »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Graham Greene said that he hated the movie, though he admitted that he walked out after five minutes. See more »

Goofs

In the bar, the two women dressed in red and black are at the bar, then at a table, then back at the bar, all in a matter of seconds. See more »

Quotes

Aunt Augusta: Poverty is apt to strike suddenly... like influenza.
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Crazy Credits

The painting of Augusta seen behind the opening credits winks to the audience as the credits end. See more »

Connections

Referenced in NYPD Blue: Travels with Andy (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Church's One Foundation
(uncredited)
Music by Samuel S. Wesley
Words by Samuel J. Stone
Performed by Maggie Smith and funeral mourners
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27 February 2001 | by (Los Angeles, California, USA) – See all my reviews

With all the talent connected to this film, it's amazing that it isn't better. Katharine Hepburn was the original choice for the lead, but some kind of contract dispute stopped her from doing it. Maggie Smith took over the role and won an Academy Award nomination. Even so, many critics complained at the time that she over-acted, but I feel she's the life and breath of what fun there is in the movie.


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