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Love, Life & Laughter (1934)

Gracie plays a London publican's daughter named after Nell Gwynn, who much like the original, becomes romantically involved with a King(John Loder). This one however, isn't English, but ... See full summary »

Director:

Maurice Elvey

Writers:

Maurice Braddell (screenplay), Eric Dunstan (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gracie Fields ... Nellie Gwynn
John Loder ... Prince Charles
Ivor Barnard ... Troubetski
Allan Aynesworth Allan Aynesworth ... King Boris
Fred Duprez Fred Duprez ... Sam Greenbaum
Esme Percy ... Goebschen
Veronica Brady Veronica Brady ... Mrs. Gwyn
Horace Kenney Horace Kenney ... Mr. Gwyn (as Horace Kenny)
Esme Church Esme Church
Robb Wilton Robb Wilton ... Magistrate (as Rob Wilton)
Norah Howard Norah Howard ... Princess Grapfel
A. Bromley Davenport A. Bromley Davenport ... Menkenburg
Elizabeth Jenns ... Actress
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Gracie plays a London publican's daughter named after Nell Gwynn, who much like the original, becomes romantically involved with a King(John Loder). This one however, isn't English, but from a broken down mittleEuropean duchy with a lonely castle amidst an Alpine-like landscape. They meet while she's selling (quite Nell Gwynnishly)oranges on the streets, with proceeds for a charity trust. He gets to know her and hers at the pub, and she attends a full dress affair in his honor at the embassy. The King is informed by his father he must make an announcement that he's going to marry the princess of another royal family in order to acquire badly needed power and funds. Nellie is hurt and runs off, not understanding how much he really wanted her. A telegram with a confusing message is soon received at the pub, and the family leaves to go to the King's side, believing that Nell's to marry him after all. But the truth is evident on arrival, that though his feelings are still with her, he ... Written by WesternOne

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Musical

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 1934 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Featured in The British Greats: Gracie Fields (1980) See more »

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Chérie
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Music by Jimmy Harper
Lyrics by William Haines
Sung by Gracie Fields
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