The Late George Apley
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The Late George Apley
Based on John P. Marquand's Pulitzer Prize-winning satirical novel of the same title, this film stars Ronald Colman as George Apley, a Beantown blueblood passionately in love with his hometown. In his mind, Boston is the world's center of modern civilization and gentility and he has made it very clear that his son and daughter are to remain there for their entire lives and only associate with native Bostonians. Imagine poor Apley's horror, then, when his Harvard-student son falls in love with a Worcester girl and his daughter falls in love with a Yale student. ~ Sandra Brennan,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Few Hollywood filmmakers had his [Mankiewicz] flair for staging verbose conversation; this remains effervescent and visually elegant even when the material verges on stodginess."
‑ Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
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