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Candleshoe (1977)

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Small time crook Harry Bundage discovers that the old manor house where Lady St. Edmund resides, with three orphans and her butler Priory is the resting place for a hoard of treasure. ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Priory
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Lady St.Edmund
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Casey
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Bundage
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Cluny
Ian Sharrock ...
Peter
Sarah Tamakuni ...
Anna
David Samuels ...
Bobby
John Alderson ...
Jenkins
Mildred Shay ...
Mrs. McCress
Michael Balfour ...
Mr. McCress
Sydney Bromley ...
Mr. Thresher
Michael Segal ...
Train Guard
Vivian Pickles ...
Grimsworthy
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Storyline

Small time crook Harry Bundage discovers that the old manor house where Lady St. Edmund resides, with three orphans and her butler Priory is the resting place for a hoard of treasure. Unfortunately, he doesn't know where it is. Bundage recruits urchin Casey Brown to dupe Lady St. Edmund into thinking that she is her long-lost granddaughter, so she can search for clues to the location of the treasure. Unbeknownst to Bundage AND her ladyship, Lady St. Edmund is flat broke, and Priory and the children help her ladyship try to keep her home and pride. Joined by Casey, they do all the chores and Priory acts as the butler, gardener, chauffeur and an old major all at the same time! Written by David A Sparling <d.a.sparling@bradford.ac.uk>

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Their Family Fortune Is Bigger Than They Imagined! See more »


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16 December 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Candleshoe  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording) (uncredited)

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Trivia

The tune played by Grimsworthy on the piano and by the music box is "Greensleeves" (also called "What Child Is This"). See more »

Goofs

After Harry has inspected the scars on Casey's shoulder in the bathroom, the towel around Casey's neck changes sides. See more »

Quotes

Lady St. Edmund: Priory!
Lady St. Edmund: My Lady?
Casey Brown: Gagh!
[puts down the spoon]
Harry Bundage: Eat it!
Casey Brown: I can't! I've had enough! Uh...
[looks for a place to dump the rice pudding out]
Lady St. Edmund: Strawberries, shortbread, rice pudding? I must say, that was very unscrupulous of you, Priory.
Priory: Quite right, My Lady. Most unscrupulous.
Lady St. Edmund: We'll just let things take their course, shall we, Priory?
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Jodie Foster is wonderful!

This movie is the movie that made me truly fall in love with jodie foster! I don't particularly know why but there is just something about her in Candleshoe that is different from even "Freaky Friday". The acting in this movie is generally very good, with stars like David Niven and Helen Hayes (Of course Jodie), to liven up the cast. This movie is great for younger and older audiences! The fight scene at the end is a bit long, but other than that the movie is awesome!


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