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Fri May 5, 2017, 10:06 PM

Holy Zeus, Vivien LEIGH was lovely/luscious/gorgeous - Fire Over England on LinkTV - will add pics



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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028872/?ref_=ttpl_pl_tt
[font size=5]Fire Over England[/font]

Queen Elizabeth is running this show. The men in her court should be thinking about how to add to the glory of the Elizabethan Age and how to foil those pesky Spanish who got far too much ... See full summary »
Director: William K. Howard
Writers: A.E.W. Mason (novel), Clemence Dane (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Stars: Laurence Olivier, Flora Robson, Vivien Leigh | See full cast & crew »

* To watch Raymond Massey play the king of Spain and James Mason play the English 'spy' Vane is worth the price of the movie itself. Logic rears its ugly head, of course, or illogic: Five Englishmen are identified as traitors by Olivier and what happens? Elisabeth puts them under his command to fight off the Spanish Armada. Didn't she ever hear of fragging?

* Flora Robson steals the show. Her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth I reveals a complex woman with a big heart. She is brilliant, wise, cunning, ruthless, and forgiving all in one package. These terms describe both Robson and the Monarch she played.

* Flora Robson is perfect as the queen. She's given such wonderful speeches, and she speaks them so well….In one scene, she asks Leigh's character how old she is; eighteen, the answer comes. "When I was eighteen, I was a prisoner in the Tower," Robson replies—neither bitterly nor scornfully, but with just a trace of wistfulness and the calm of a monarch who has ruled long but can indeed remember her own youth.

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Fri May 5, 2017, 11:09 PM

1. The original Scarlett O'Hara...

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Fri May 5, 2017, 11:15 PM

2. If I don't breathe soon I'm dead

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Sat May 6, 2017, 02:15 AM

3. Those eyes! nt

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