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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Overview:

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Ronald Neame and produced by James Cresson and Robert Fryer.

The film was based on the novel of the same name and also The New Yorker Short Story; & Play written by Muriel Spark published in 1961 (novel); year n/a (magazine); Jan 16, 1968 - Dec 14, 1968 (play performed at Helen Hayes Theatre, NY).

Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActressMaggie SmithWon
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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)

By Beatrice on Mar 30, 2020 From Flickers in Time

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Directed by Ronald Neame Written by Jay Presson Allen from a novel by Muriel Sparks 1969/US IMDb link Repeat viewing/YouTube This study of delusion and comeuppance has held up very well over the years. The action takes place over several years in the mid-1930s. ?Miss ... Read full article


The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie ( 1969 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 8, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders and all of my girls are the cr?me de la cr?me" Miss Jean Brodie ( Maggie Smith ) has dedicated her life, the prime of her life, to her gairls, a class of impressionable students at Marcia Blain's School for Girls in Edinburgh. Forsooth, t... Read full article


The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie ( 1969 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 8, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders and all of my girls are the cr?me de la cr?me" Miss Jean Brodie ( Maggie Smith ) has dedicated her life, the prime of her life, to her gairls, a class of impressionable students at Marcia Blain's School for Girls in Edinburgh. Forsooth, t... Read full article


The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie ( 1969 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 8, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders and all of my girls are the cr?me de la cr?me" Miss Jean Brodie ( Maggie Smith ) has dedicated her life, the prime of her life, to her gairls, a class of impressionable students at Marcia Blain's School for Girls in Edinburgh. Forsooth, t... Read full article


When Literature Meets the Movies: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

By Rachel T on Mar 24, 2013 From Sunset Blvd

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is one of those movies I now realise I should have seen a long time ago. Like the girls of the film, I too attend an all-girls senior school in Edinburgh, Scotland. In fact, I believe the real ‘Jean Brodie’ taught at my school for quite some time. Moreover, ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Jean Brodie: Sandy, please try to do as I say and not as I do. Remember, you are a child, Sandy, and far from your prime.


Teddy Lloyd: [to Jean] What do you want me to do... ravish you on the floor for the edification of your girls?


Teddy Lloyd: [to Sandy] You're a clever little cat, aren't you?


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Facts about

Last feature film of Rona Anderson.
According to Pamela Franklin, even though they were 18, she and the other young girls were asked not to eat their lunch in the Pinewood cafeteria in their school uniform costumes for appearance's sake as beer and wine was served there.
The scene depicting Teddy's art school drawing of a male nude was cut for the Royal Command Performance viewing. Ironically the other film considered for the honor was Sweet Charity.
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