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Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill 

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Jennie Jerome was born in the United States in 1845, eventually becoming Lady Randolph Churchill and the mother of Winston Churchill.
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Series cast summary:
Lee Remick ...  Jennie, Lady Randolph Churchill 7 episodes, 1974
Barbara Parkins ...  Leonie 6 episodes, 1974
Ronald Pickup ...  Lord Randolph Churchill 4 episodes, 1974
Rachel Kempson ...  Duchess of Marlborough 4 episodes, 1974
Warren Clarke ...  Winston Churchill 4 episodes, 1974
Thorley Walters Thorley Walters ...  Edward, Prince of Wales 4 episodes, 1974
Adrian Ropes Adrian Ropes ...  Arthur Balfour 4 episodes, 1974
Julia Sutton Julia Sutton ...  Gentry 4 episodes, 1974
Cyril Luckham ...  Duke of Marlborough 3 episodes, 1974
Malcolm Stoddard ...  Jack Churchill 3 episodes, 1974
Linda Liles Linda Liles ...  Clara / ... 3 episodes, 1974
Charles Lloyd Pack Charles Lloyd Pack ...  Sir Henry Wolff 3 episodes, 1974
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Jennie Jerome was born in the United States in 1845, eventually becoming Lady Randolph Churchill and the mother of Winston Churchill. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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The fascinating life of Jennie Jerome, mother of Sir. Winston Churchill.


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5 November 1974 (UK) See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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(7 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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An episodic view of Lady Churchill.
18 September 2013 | by BaileySEASee all my reviews

Upon watching the first few scenes of the young Jennie, I could see that it had the usual flair and production of most BBC biopics. This was a first rate production of Lady Randolph Churchill. Lee Remick glows in the role, if being a bit too old for the role, she plays the young Jennie quite well. Ronald Pickup is just slightly older than his character Lord Randolph at first. But it made up to look far older than he should at the end. It skips over a lot of history, and moves quite rapidly, jumping 15 years from one scene to the other toward the end of Randolph's life. Seemingly, as played by Remick, Jennie was self-important and had few maternal feelings. As shown, she had a sense of duty, that speaks for her greatly. Rachel Kempson adds fine support as Duchess of Marlborough. The drama speeds up and gets infinitely more interesting after episode 4. This is a finely produced drama and holds up to the present day.


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