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Hyde Park on Hudson (2012) Poster

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The car that FDR drove with the special hand controls, a 1936 Ford Phaeton, is on display at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York.
The third major release in as many years to feature King George VI alias "Bertie" as a character: The King's Speech (2010) in 2010 played by Colin Firth, in W.E. (2011) in 2011, played by Laurence Fox, and this movie in 2012 where he is played by Samuel West.
The gag about the antique anti-UK political cartoons is based on truth. These historic cartoons are located in the foyer of Franklin D. Roosevelt's home, King George VI viewed them them upon arriving in the foyer, and made a brief humorous remark to Roosevelt about the cartoons.
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On June 11, 1939, the New York Times printed the menus for all of the meals served to the British royals during their visit to Hyde Park. As depicted in this movie, the picnic menu was as follows: Hot dogs, if weather permits. Beer and soft drinks. Cold ham from various States. Turkey, smoked and plain. Various salads. Baked Beans and brown bread. Doughnuts and ginger bread cookies. Coffee.
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