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Eleanor, First Lady of the World (1982)

Biography of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who forged a new role for herself in the years after her husband's death.

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Queen To Two Kings. Mother To Two Kings. Eleanor of Aquitaine Was One Of The Most Forceful, Independent Thinking Woman Of The Middle Ages.

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Biography of former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, who forged a new role for herself in the years after her husband's death.

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12 May 1982 (USA)  »

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8 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In response to the poster above, the movie is available on DVD through Amazon. I just got my copy the other day. I was barely in high school when I first saw this movie on TV and I remember being mesmerized by Stapleton's portrayal of the former First Lady. It's a movie that must have impacted me greatly as later in life I felt myself constantly drawn to Mrs Roosevelt and her prodigious work on behalf of human rights and the improvement of people's lives everywhere. Though the movie feels a bit dated by our standards, the performances by Stapleton and the rest are spot on and compelling. This is really a movie that must be savored in conjunction with any of the excellent documentaries done on Eleanor Roosevelt's life by the History Channel and American Experience


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