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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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Marty
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Vicky Kelley
Gary Cady ...
Lucien Chambrun
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Ernest Clark
Rosalie Crutchley
Kate Emma Davies ...
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David Konig
Serena Gordon ...
Prunella Rumsey
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Aaron Diamond
John Grillo ...
Johan Krauss
Leigh Lawson ...
Uncle Morgan
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Lady Sybil
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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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El color del éxito  »

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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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Queenie's ethnicity
30 July 2014 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Contrary to some of the comments regarding Queenie's character and ethnicity, I wish to clarify this. Queenie, (or Merle Oberon)was not a "Eurasian". There is a vast difference between someone who is Eurasian to that of an Anglo Indian in British India. Her mother in real life was of Indian heritage whilst her father was British. If her father was from another country that would have made the family "Eurasian". I say this not for any political reasons but for historic accuracy.

I found this film most enjoyable and entertaining.The acting is superb all around. Having seen it sometime ago, I was thrilled to be able to purchase the DVD on Amazon recently.


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