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Blithe Spirit Movie Review Summary

Actors: Rex Harrison

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BLITHE SPIRIT is a movie directed by David Lean in 1945. The screenplay is adapted from a play by Noel Coward. Oscar od the best special effects in 1947.
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Rex Harrison, a british writer, has invited Madame Arcati, a medium played by an hilarious Margaret Rutherford, with the secret hope to get material for his new book. During the evening, Elvira, the first wife of Rex Harrison, materializes and decides to haunt the house of her former husband.

A classic.


The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Fantasy/Magic?    -   Yes Fantasy element:    -   Ghost Buddy Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Is this movie based on a    -   play

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