Saturday, August 24, 2013

A Shipwrecked English Family

How would an aristocratic English family survive on an island after a shipwreck? They couldn't. Not without the held of a butler and maid of course...and thankfully in the case of the Earl of Lom and his family they have the best butler to be had in all of England ( or the South Seas ) - Crichton. 

In this scene from the 1957 film adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic play "The Admirable Crichton", the Earl's eldest daughter, Lady Catherine ( Sally Ann Howes ), balks at the thought of being stranded on an island with no change of clothing to be had. Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Gerald Harper, and Diane Cilento round out a fine cast.