Quality Street
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Previously filmed with Marion Davies in 1927, the lightweight James M. Barrie play Quality Street proved an ideal vehicle for Katharine Hepburn ten years later. The setting of the Barrie original was switched from 1805 Scotland to 1815 Regency England, to avoid a preponderance of brogues and to take advantage of the latter era's more attractive costumes. (Candid home movies taken on the set indicate that this sumptuous production might have been even more resplendent in Technicolor.) Because she's nearly 30 and still unwed, Phoebe Throssel (Hepburn) is regarded as an over-the-hill… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

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"The excellent costumes and photography, and a superb rendering of gardens in London are far better than the story or the acting."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Even the film's star Katharine Hepburn said she found it repulsive."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Given the cast and the director, this is very disappointing."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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