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Blanche Fury

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(Marc Allégret, 1948).
Although directed by a visiting Frenchman, this florid Midlands Gothic is among the most British of movies—a Technicolor Bronte, with Valerie Hobson (fresh from Great Expectations) as a poor but feisty governess and swashbuckler Stewart Granger as a glowering bastard, swindled out of his inheritance and sworn to wreak vengeance.

Tue., Aug. 11, 3:15 & 6:50 p.m., 2009