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Unsinkable Molly Brown, The

Debbie Reynolds plays a sort of backwoods Toyah who rises to become the toast of Europe, before making an elementary yet rather grievous booking error for the journey home (you’d’ve thought the presence of Kenneth More and Kate Winslet in the baggage queue might have set alarm bells ringing). That modern artist bloke everyone kept mistaking for Frasier’s dad in the Frasier where the four poster bed full of coats comes through the ceiling belts out a tuneless lament in the middle of a big empty field, and Ed Begley Sr lobs a custard pie. Based, you’ll be pleased to know, on a true story.

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