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The Village Squire (1935)

Vivien Leigh's debut movie about a small village putting on MacBeth when a Hollywood star arrives.

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Reginald Denham
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Cast overview:
David Horne ... Squire Hollis
Leslie Perrins ... Richard Venables
Moira Lynd Moira Lynd ... Mary Hollis
Vivien Leigh ... Rose Venables
Margaret Watson Margaret Watson ... Aunt Caroline
Ivor Barnard ... Mr. Worsford
Haddon Mason Haddon Mason ... Dr. Blake
David Nichol David Nichol ... Gerald Armitage
Elliott Seabrooke Elliott Seabrooke ... Derrick
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Vivien Leigh's debut movie about a small village putting on MacBeth when a Hollywood star arrives.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1935 (UK) See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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This film was initially telecast in the USA in Atlanta Monday 27 June 1949 on WAGA (Channel 5), in Detroit Sunday 24 July 1949 on WWJ (Channel 4), in Cincinnati Wednesday 28 September 1949 on WLW-T (Channel 4), in New York City Wednesday 19 October 1949 on WPIX (Channel 11), and in Salt Lake City Sunday 11 December 1949 on KDYL (Channel 11). Since it was never released theatrically on this side of the Atlantic, these presentations also constituted its USA premieres. See more »

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Vivien Leigh's Screen Debut
5 November 2003 | by Single-Black-MaleSee all my reviews

The 22 year old Vivien Leigh made her screen debut in this film. She had the looks of Jean Simmons (even though Simmons wasn't around by this time), and was obviously photogenic and could be manufactured as being voluptuous. Was she a good actress though?


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