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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
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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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Peter Reeves ...
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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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First, final, and only ever film and television collaboration of legendary actors Laurence Olivier and Katharine Hepburn. 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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Love Among the Ruins, a made- for-TV movie
1 December 2005 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

Hello, fellow admirers of this made for TV film of sheer perfection! I first watched Love Among the Ruins many years ago on TV, and was smitten by the stellar performances of Hepburn and Olivier and also of the entire cast of this wonderful movie.

Comments about the movie must include praises for the music soundtrack. It is so lovely. In one scene with Jessica and Sir Arthur sitting at their table in a restaurant; Sir Arthur comments on the music being played, and sings a few of the lyrics to Jessica. Loved that scene! Also, Sir Arthur mentions the composer's name. I cannot remember it though.

In closing, I would recommend this marvelously entertaining movie to anyone; they will not be disappointed! Also, I would "Love" to own a VHS or DVD of LAtR!

CTW


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