History Film / MissPettigrewLivesForADay

22nd Mar '16 11:42:48 PM SirFrederick
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* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: More Rich Suitor, Rich Suitor, Poor Suitor; the choice is between club owner Nick, theatre producer Philip, and poor pianist Michael.

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* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: More Rich Suitor, Rich Well-Connected Suitor, Poor Suitor; the choice is between club owner Nick, theatre producer Philip, and poor pianist Michael.



* UpperClassTwit: Phil.

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* UpperClassTwit: Phil.Phil Goldman is such an Upper Class Twit, don'cherknow, that the chaps at the Drones Club would say "He's laying it on a bit thick, what?" (In fact, given his status as the AmbiguouslyJewish son of a theatre producer - a very NouveauRiche profession - it's most likely all an act.)


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* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: Delysia realises the awfulness of jilting Michael to marry Phil for his theatre connections when Nick, of all people, expresses his admiration of her ruthlessness... and makes clear that he expects her to carry on as his lover nonetheless.
10th Jan '16 5:20:09 AM RushLimborg
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* TheCutie: Yes, Delysia is a shameless heartbreaker and can be less than honest with her men. She is also highly charming, playful, fun-loving, sweet, and downright ''adorable''.
20th Oct '15 6:16:52 PM MetropolisGal2
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A 2008 film based on a 1938 book by Winifred Watson and starring Frances [=McDormand=], Creator/AmyAdams, Lee Pace and [[Creator/CiaranHinds Ciarán Hinds]]. It is set in London, just before the outbreak of the Second World War, and follows a spectacular day in the life of an English nanny.

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A 2008 film based on a 1938 book by Winifred Watson and starring Frances [=McDormand=], Creator/AmyAdams, Lee Pace Creator/LeePace Creator/MarkStrong and [[Creator/CiaranHinds Ciarán Hinds]]. It is set in London, just before the outbreak of the Second World War, and follows a spectacular day in the life of an English nanny.
27th Dec '14 2:48:50 PM Katya0133
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* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: Edythe finds Miss Pettigrew and Joe together, having a serious conversation. Edythe assumes that Miss P. has ratted her out to Joe, and says as much, while also telling Joe a secret that Miss P. has been trying to hide. (Miss P. and Joe were actually discussing WWI and [[ItMakesSenseInContext socks]].) Not only does Joe not care about Miss P.'s secret, he's happy to hear Edythe confess the truth about [[YourCheatingHeart her behavior]].

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* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: Edythe finds Miss Pettigrew and Joe alone together, having a serious conversation. Edythe assumes that Miss P. has ratted her out to Joe, and says as much, while also telling Joe a secret that Miss P. has been trying to hide. (Miss P. and Joe were actually discussing WWI and [[ItMakesSenseInContext socks]].) Not only does Joe not care about Miss P.'s secret, he's happy to hear Edythe confess the truth about [[YourCheatingHeart her behavior]].
27th Dec '14 2:47:46 PM Katya0133
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* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: Edythe finds Miss Pettigrew and Joe together, having a serious conversation. Edythe assumes that Miss P. has ratted her out to Joe, and says as much, while also telling Joe a secret that Miss P. has been trying to hide. (Miss P. and Joe were actually discussing WWI and [[ItMakesSenseInContext socks]].) Not only does Joe not care about Miss P.'s secret, he's happy to hear Edythe confess the truth about [[YourCheatingHeart her behavior]].
21st Oct '14 6:57:26 AM woodwardiocom
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* ExtremelyShortTimeSpan: The movie takes place over the course of one day.

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* ExtremelyShortTimeSpan: The movie takes place over the course of one a day and a half, with most of the action in the central day.
28th Aug '14 7:07:01 AM nelec
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A 2008 film based on a 1938 book by Winifred Watson and starring Frances [=McDormand=], Creator/AmyAdams, Lee Pace and Ciaran Hinds. It is set in London, just before the outbreak of the Second World War, and follows a spectacular day in the life of an English nanny.

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A 2008 film based on a 1938 book by Winifred Watson and starring Frances [=McDormand=], Creator/AmyAdams, Lee Pace and Ciaran Hinds.[[Creator/CiaranHinds Ciarán Hinds]]. It is set in London, just before the outbreak of the Second World War, and follows a spectacular day in the life of an English nanny.
17th May '14 11:21:37 PM DragonQuestZ
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* PrincessForADay: Miss Pettigrew.



* NakedInMink / PrettyInMink: Delysia loves the feel of fur on the skin...

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* NakedInMink / PrettyInMink: Delysia wears a sable coat with nothing underneath, and loves the feel of fur on the skin...skin.


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* PrincessForADay: Miss Pettigrew.
29th Jan '14 3:46:20 PM LentilSandEater
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* ScrewballComedy: If anything, this is a mild deconstruction of the genre; the necessary stock characters from screwball are there, but they don't do what the genre calls for. At all.

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* ScrewballComedy: If anything, this is a mild deconstruction of the genre; Definitely played with: the necessary stock characters from screwball are there, but they don't do what the genre calls for. At all. Though it's definitely played for laughs rather than drama.
21st Oct '13 3:20:52 AM SoItBegins
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** "Oh you noticed?"

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** "Oh you noticed?"[[IThoughtItMeant "Oh, you]] [[DoubleEntendre noticed?"]]
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