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Cavalcade (5-Jan-1933)

Director: Frank Lloyd

Writers: Reginald Berkeley; Sonya Levien

From a play by: Noel Coward

Keywords: Romantic Drama

Tracks two British families, the aristocratic Marryots and their servants, the Bridges, from 1899 to 1933. Events include the Boer War in South Africa, the death of Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Victoria, the sinking of the Titanic, the Great War, and the Jazz Age. During this time, the class system is in decline. Much of the film is now dated. Won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Art Direction; received an additional nomination for Best Actress.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Clive Brook
1-Jun-1887 17-Nov-1974 Shanghai Express
Bonita Granville
2-Feb-1923 11-Oct-1988 These Three
Ursula Jeans
5-May-1906 21-Apr-1973 The Dam Busters
Frank Lawton
30-Sep-1904 10-Jun-1969 A Night to Remember
Margaret Lindsay
19-Sep-1910 9-May-1981 The House of the Seven Gables
Herbert Mundin
21-Aug-1898 5-Mar-1939 Mutiny on the Bounty
Una O'Connor
23-Oct-1880 4-Feb-1959 Googly-eyed character actress
Diana Wynyard
16-Jan-1906 13-May-1964 Gaslight


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