Rose's petition to save a very old tree attracts the ire of Freida Claxton, a misanthropic old woman, on whose property the tree stands. At a public hearing, Rose gets angry at Mrs. Claxton and tells her to "drop dead," which she does. Rose blames herself for Mrs. Claxton's death, so the girls decide to pay her one final act of kindness.
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When Blanche stands up to speak at the hearing, the boom mic briefly dips into the top of the frame when she leans down to speak to the girls. See more
Lady at Funeral
Today is a day of great sadness, not only for me, but also for the many people whose lives have been touched by the warmth and the kindness of this woman who is lying here. I wish I knew how many charities and hospitals and orphanages have benefited from her generosity. But now, no-one will ever know! Because she preferred to all of her good work anonymously. I'm sure that a lot of people never even knew that she worked for 15 years in a leper colony. Yes, Celia Rubinstein loved all mankind. ...
References The Exorcist
Thank You For Being A Friend
Written by Andrew Gold
Sung by Cynthia Fee See more