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Love Among the Ruins (1975)

An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires as her lawyer a man who was an ex-lover and is still in love with her, although she doesn't know it. She realizes that the ... See full summary »

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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Jessica Medlicott
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Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones
Colin Blakely ...
J.F. Devine
Richard Pearson ...
Druce
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Fanny Pratt
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Alfred Pratt
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Hermione Davis
Robert Harris ...
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John Blythe ...
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Arthur Hewlett ...
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John Dunbar ...
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Ian Sinclair ...
Pratt's Solicitor
Mervyn Pascoe ...
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Colin Thomas ...
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An aging actress is being sued for breach of promise. She hires as her lawyer a man who was an ex-lover and is still in love with her, although she doesn't know it. She realizes that the only way to win this case and protect her assets is to destroy her reputation. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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6 March 1975 (USA)  »

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Amor Entre Ruínas  »

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In 1973 on the The Dick Cavett Show (1968), Katharine Hepburn famously remarked that she regretted never having worked professionally with Laurence Olivier. Two years later they made this film together. See more »

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Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones: Are you dining at home?
Druce: Yes, Alice expects me. Here, um, will you come too? Are you free?
Sir Arthur Glanville-Jones: My dear boy, I am freedom's prisoner.
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A superb piece of work

I saw this movie on TV in Canada in 1976. I was amazed by the single-handed splendid performance of Olivier and Hepburn. It is sad that this movie was never shown in movie cinemas as undoubtedly it is one of the best pieces of work I have ever seen.


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