All This, and Heaven Too

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All This, and Heaven Too

france based on novel or book duke governess all girls school

All This, and Heaven Too

Release Date: July 13, 1940

Year    :   1940
Slogan    :   «When Mademoiselle Deluzy-Desportes starts teaching at a girls school, she is confronted with tales and gossip about her, which have become common knowledge among her students. Provoked by her students, she decides to tell them her life story.»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Warner Bros. Pictures
Director    :   Anatole Litvak
Producers    :   Hal B. Wallis, Anatole Litvak, David Lewis
Writers    :   Casey Robinson, Rachel Field
RunTime    :   141 mins.

When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the volatile and obsessive Duchesse de Praslin, she instantly incurs the wrath of her mistress, who is insanely jealous of anyone who comes near her estranged husband. Though she saves the duchess's little son from a near-death illness and warms herself to all the children, she is nevertheless dismissed by the vengeful duchess. Meanwhile, the attraction between the duke and Henriette continues to grow, eventually leading to tragedy.

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