Fanny 1961

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Fanny ★★★ 1961

Young girl falls in love with an adventurous sailor, and finds herself pregnant after he returns to the sea. With the help of the sailor's parents, she finds, marries, and eventually grows to love a much older man, who in turn cares for her and adores her son as if he were his own. When the sailor returns, all involved must confront their pasts and define their futures. Beautifully made, with fine performances and a plot which defies age or nationality. Part of the “A Night at the Movies” series, this tape simulates a 1961 movie evening, with a Tweety Pie cartoon, a newsreel and coming attractions for “Splendor in the Grass” and “The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone.” 148m/C VHS . FR Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Charles Boyer, Horst Buchholz, Lionel Jeffries; D: Joshua Logan; W: Julius J. Epstein; C: Jack Cardiff.