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Charley's Aunt Movie Review Summary

Actors: Charles Ruggles, Hugh Williams, Rodney McLennan

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Two students, Charley Wyckham (Hugh Williams) and Jack Chesney (Rodney McLennan), are in love with two young ladies, Amy and Kitty. They are Mr. Spettigue (Halliwell Hobbes), a very strict guardian who won't let them see the young men. Charley and Jack find a solution: they talk their friend Babbs (Charles Ruggles) into posing as Charley's Aunt Donna Lucia from Brazil who would serve as a chaperone for their visits.
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Babbs turns out to be very convincing in the role of a middle-aged woman – too convincing, in fact: both the girls guardian and Jack's father Sir Francis take an interest in “Donna Lucia” and begin courting her.
The review of this Movie prepared by Laura Southcombe



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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's Comedy or Parody about    -   s/he is a he/she How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   play

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