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Queenie (1987)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  10 May 1987 (USA)
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A half-caste beauty emigrates from India to Great Britain, pursues fame and fortune at the cost of personal happiness, and becomes a Hollywood movie star while suppressing the truth of her heritage.

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Sir Burton Rumsey
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Vicky Kelley
Gary Cady ...
Lucien Chambrun
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Young Queenie
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David Konig
Serena Gordon ...
Prunella Rumsey
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Aaron Diamond
Leigh Lawson ...
Uncle Morgan
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Inspector Gopal
Tom Owen
Geoffrey Rose ...
Mr. Pugh
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Queenie Kelly / Dawn Avalon
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A half-caste beauty emigrates from India to Great Britain, pursues fame and fortune at the cost of personal happiness, and becomes a Hollywood movie star while suppressing the truth of her heritage.

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Based upon the life of Merle Oberon. Her first husband was Alexander Korda, uncle of Michael Korda who wrote the movie. See more »

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Slow-moving faction
27 February 2002 | by (Leicester England) – See all my reviews

The pace was lethargic, the acting stilted and because there were some excellent actors involved, I can only assume it was the fault of the director.If you are committed to a 4 hour TV serial, it must take a lot of skill to maintain the tension. The ending was also false and typical American/Hollywood hypocrisy. Nevertheless, it told an interesting story and most certainly was not total garbage. What I do dislike, however, is "faction", when you are never sure how much you are being told, in this case about Merle Oberon, is true. Was there actually a suspicious death in India? Was her mother her servant at any time? Was she ever involved in making a film in India? If all this was fiction, as I suspect it was, then why drag Merle Oberon's name into it anyway?


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