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Candleshoe Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes, David Niven

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Lady St. Edmund (Helen Hayes) is an elderly woman who lives in a country manor in England with a horde of children and her butler, Priory. When a crook named Harry Bundage discovers that Lady St. Edmund's home is the site of a horde of buried treasure, he sets a plan in motion to seize the treasure. Enter Casey Brown (Jodie Foster), an orphan that Harry enlists to help find the treasure. Casey's mission is to trick Lady St. Edmund into believing that she is her long lost granddaughter. Harry believes that once she is living at the manor Casey will be able to find the missing treasure. Once Casey is living at the manor and brought under Lady St. Edmund's wing she starts to feel that she finally has a family. When it is revealed that Lady St. Edmund is flat broke the kids and Priory band together to help in the upkeep of their home. As Casey starts getting more comfortable in her new home she worries that her deception will be revealed.

The review of this Movie prepared by sandra calhoune








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Script Analysis of Candleshoe

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Comedy or Parody about    -   criminals How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Age:    -   a kid

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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