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This Happy Breed (All region DVD) 1944 Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness

This Happy Breed (All region DVD) 1944 Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Amy Veness
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Opening shortly after World War I, the film focuses on landmark events in the lives of the working class Gibbons family after they settle in a new home in Clapham in South London. Based on the Oscar Wilde novel.
Director: David Lean
David Lean's first colour film.The title is taken from a monologue in Shakespeare's "Richard II", which is widely renowned for its stirring pro-Anglicism.Billy (Sir John Mills) works his way up in the Navy through the movie. When he is first seen, he is a Leading Seaman/Rate having a 3rd Class Quarters Rating in Gunnery, to being a Sub-Lieutenant, having made the transition from the ranks to the Officer Class.Director Sir David Lean had offered Robert Donat the role of Frank Gibbons.The orchestral fanfare which plays over the final shots is based round the main theme of the then-popular patriotic song "London Pride", a song written and most notably recorded by Producer NoŽl Coward

South korean NTSC all region import, sleeve contains english and asian text. Plays in English with optional English/Korean sub titles. Run time 105 mins Good quality but this item has not been remastered and is duplicated from original prints so please do not expect anything like high definition. Full refund if not satisfied.

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