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Celia Johnson in Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter

  A movie for every day of the year – a good one     6 April   Petrarch first sees Laura, 1327 On this day in 1327, one of the most celebrated romantic sightings in literature happened, when Francesco Petrarca, the scholar, poet and former priest often credited with

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Vivian Stanshall

Sir Henry at Rawlinson End

      “The star was an alcoholic, the writer was an alcoholic, the producer was an alcoholic and the director was an alcoholic.” I cribbed that line from David Cairns’s loving write-up about this film. It’s a quote from Neil Innes, the musician who worked with Vivian Stanshall in

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