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Eventually, the relationship is put to the test in 1939 when Roosevelt receives King George VI of Britain and Queen Elizabeth for a visit on the first ever North American tour for a British monarch. Once there, the underconfident king, whose stammer seems to be acting up after [[TheKingsSpeech years of speech therapy]], has considerable trepidations about getting along with the President and the American oddities and slights that seem to bombard him.

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Eventually, the relationship is put to the test in 1939 when Roosevelt receives King George VI of Britain and Queen Elizabeth for a visit on the first ever North American tour for a British monarch. Once there, the underconfident king, whose stammer seems to be acting up after [[TheKingsSpeech [[Film/TheKingsSpeech years of speech therapy]], has considerable trepidations about getting along with the President and the American oddities and slights that seem to bombard him.



* UsefulNotes/NewYorkState: Centering around the Hudson River Valley area.


A 2012 film based on the play of the same name, starring Creator/BillMurray as President UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and Creator/LauraLinney as his mistress, Margaret "Daisy" Suckley.

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''Hyde Park on Hudson'' is a
2012 film based on the play of the same name, starring Creator/BillMurray as President UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and Creator/LauraLinney as his mistress, Margaret "Daisy" Suckley.




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* ActorAllusion: Bill Murray and Creator/OliviaWilliams were previously two-thirds of a triangle in ''{{Rushmore}}''



* GenteelInterbellumSetting: towards the end of the period, when everyone knows there will be [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII war in Europe]], but it is yet to break out.

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* GenteelInterbellumSetting: towards Towards the end of the period, when everyone knows there will be [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII war in Europe]], but it is yet to break out.



* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory : There is no historical evidence that Daisy had an affair with Roosevelt outside of Daisy's own journals. However, she did (at Roosevelt's instruction) destroy letters he wrote her, leaving some room for speculation. And the other women mentioned as Roosevelt's mistresses actually were.

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory : There is no historical evidence that Daisy had an affair with Roosevelt outside of Daisy's own journals. However, she did (at Roosevelt's instruction) destroy letters he wrote her, leaving some room for speculation. And the other women mentioned as Roosevelt's mistresses actually were.were.
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* GenteelInterbellumSetting: towards the end of the period, when everyone knows there will be [[WorldWarTwo war in Europe]], but it is yet to break out.

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* GenteelInterbellumSetting: towards the end of the period, when everyone knows there will be [[WorldWarTwo [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarII war in Europe]], but it is yet to break out.



* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: The whole purpose of the royal visit is to win America's assistance in WorldWarTwo for Britain, or at least, Roosevelt's promise of it.

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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: The whole purpose of the royal visit is to win America's assistance in WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII for Britain, or at least, Roosevelt's promise of it.


* ActorAllusion: Bill Murray and Olivia Williams were previously two-thirds of a triangle in ''{{Rushmore}}''

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* ActorAllusion: Bill Murray and Olivia Williams Creator/OliviaWilliams were previously two-thirds of a triangle in ''{{Rushmore}}''


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A 2012 film based on the play of the same name, starring Creator/BillMurray as President FranklinDRoosevelt and Creator/LauraLinney as his mistress, Margaret "Daisy" Suckley.

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A 2012 film based on the play of the same name, starring Creator/BillMurray as President FranklinDRoosevelt UsefulNotes/FranklinDRoosevelt and Creator/LauraLinney as his mistress, Margaret "Daisy" Suckley.

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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: The whole purpose of the royal visit is to win America's assistance in WorldWarTwo for Britain, or at least, Roosevelt's promise of it.

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* BerserkButton: The King does '''not''' like to be compared to his brother.

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* TheCasanova: FDR.


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* GenteelInterbellumSetting: towards the end of the period, when everyone knows there will be [[WorldWarTwo war in Europe]], but it is yet to break out.


* ReluctantRuler: The King appears to be one.

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* ReluctantRuler: The King appears and Queen both are. Historically accurate, since he was not his father's original heir, and only became king due to be one.his elder brother's abdication.


* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory : There is no historical evidence that daisy had an affair with Roosevelt.

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory : There is no historical evidence that daisy Daisy had an affair with Roosevelt.Roosevelt outside of Daisy's own journals. However, she did (at Roosevelt's instruction) destroy letters he wrote her, leaving some room for speculation. And the other women mentioned as Roosevelt's mistresses actually were.


* RealityIsUnrealistic: Some people were creeped out by the pairing of BillMurray and Laura Linney and Murray's much older character putting the moves on Linney's. Except this film is based on a true story and Roosevelt was a ladies' man.

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* RealityIsUnrealistic: Some people were creeped out by the pairing of BillMurray Creator/BillMurray and Laura Linney and Murray's much older character putting the moves on Linney's. Except this film is based on a true story and Roosevelt was a ladies' man.


* NewYorkState: Centering around the Hudson River Valley area.

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* NewYorkState: UsefulNotes/NewYorkState: Centering around the Hudson River Valley area.


* TheIshmael: Daisy to FDR.

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* DrinkingOnDuty: Discussed and arguably done by the President and King late at night.
* TheIshmael: Daisy to FDR.


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* MyBelovedSmother: FDR's mother can be a very demanding woman.
* NewYorkState: Centering around the Hudson River Valley area.


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* ReluctantRuler: The King appears to be one.


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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory : There is no historical evidence that daisy had an affair with Roosevelt.

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