Family image matters more than anything to the Grenvilles, even when the son is shot dead by his former chorus girl wife, whom his mother despises.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Ann Arden Grenville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Alice Grenville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Billy Grenville Jr. (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Bratsie Bleeker (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Babette Van Degan (2 episodes, 1987)
Penny Fuller ...
 Cordelia Grenville Hardington (2 episodes, 1987)
Kate Harper ...
 Felicity Grenville (2 episodes, 1987)
Jana Shelden ...
 Grace Grenville (2 episodes, 1987)
Peter Eyre ...
 Basil Plante (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Sam Rosenthal (2 episodes, 1987)
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 District Attorney (2 episodes, 1987)
Toria Fuller ...
 Esme Bland (2 episodes, 1987)
Robert Sherman ...
 Billy Bob Veblen (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Duchess of Windsor (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Pianist (2 episodes, 1987)
Manning Redwood ...
 Detective Loomis (2 episodes, 1987)
Margaret Courtenay ...
 Mme. Sophia (2 episodes, 1987)
Delena Kidd ...
 Tuchy Bainbridge (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Antonella (2 episodes, 1987)
Rex Robbins ...
 Cab Driver #1 (2 episodes, 1987)
Joseph Leon ...
 Cab Driver #2 (2 episodes, 1987)
Bruce Boa ...
 Hunnicutt (2 episodes, 1987)
Ellis Dale ...
 Cahill (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Doorman (2 episodes, 1987)
Alexander Davion ...
 Arturo (2 episodes, 1987)
Lewis Fiander ...
 Lord Kingswood (2 episodes, 1987)
Chuck Julian ...
 Bartender at El Marocco (2 episodes, 1987)
Lee Crawford ...
 Maitre D' at El Marocco (2 episodes, 1987)
Louisa Flaningam ...
 Chorus Girl #1 (2 episodes, 1987)
Pamela Sousa ...
 Chorus Girl #2 (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Jack Fisher (2 episodes, 1987)
Faith Brook ...
 Edith Brompton (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Horst Berger (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Strasser (2 episodes, 1987)
Donald Pickering ...
 Lord Frankham (2 episodes, 1987)
Don Fellows ...
 Ralph Wiggins (2 episodes, 1987)
Charlotte Mitchell ...
 Emma Adams (2 episodes, 1987)
Arthur Whitelaw ...
 Pianist (2 episodes, 1987)
Nancy Nevinson ...
 Molly (2 episodes, 1987)
Jonathan Haley ...
 Christopher (2 episodes, 1987)
Blain Fairman ...
 Dr. Sidney Skinner (2 episodes, 1987)
Helen Horton ...
 Nurse at Playhouse (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Paolo (2 episodes, 1987)
Christopher Muncke ...
 Chauffeur (2 episodes, 1987)
John Carlin ...
 Forbes (2 episodes, 1987)
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Ann, a former chorus girl marries above herself into a rich society family, but her mother-in-law regards her with great suspicion from the start. When Ann shoots her husband dead, claiming she thought he was a prowler, the older Mrs. Grenville decides to back the woman she despises, to protect the family image. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

Claudette Colbert's last film. See more »

Goofs

In 1955, Ann makes an operator-assisted long distance call from England to United States and is connected to her party in less than ten seconds - an impossibility even now, with direct dialing. See more »

Quotes

Cordelia Grenville Hardington: Mother, please stay for more than a just a few minutes. Ann did make a point of inviting you.
Alice Grenville: That's because she's learning social camoflage. If nothing else.
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Referenced in Frasier: The Two Mrs. Cranes (1996) See more »

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Speak Low
Music by Kurt Weill
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Colbert... far and away... the BEST
4 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Claudette Colbert is far and away one of the BEST actresses that ever appeared on screen, small or big. She did drama and comedy with equal incredible talent. Her roles in wartime were some of her best... "Since You Went Away", "So Proudly We Hail", just to name two. Her Oscar winner, "It Happened One Night", while a very good performance in a good movie, is not her best. She should have gotten more Oscars. Her turn in "The Egg and I" is hilarious, and yet, totally believable. I miss going to the movies because there aren't performers like Claudette Colbert. There is only one in this day and age that even approaches the talent of Claudette Colbert and that is Sally Field. Consider the similarities!


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