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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 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


The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

By FlickChick on Feb 15, 2012 From A Person in the Dark

"The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" (1969) is one of those films that I am never quite done with. No matter how many times I see it, there are things about it that disturb me and make me want to go back for more. I have also changed my view about Jean Brodie over the years, which is probably a good thin... Read full article


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Quotes from

Teddy Lloyd: The truth is that you bounced into bed with an artist, but you were horrified when you woke up with a man!


Teddy Lloyd: Ah, the dangerous Miss Brodie!


Jean Brodie: Six inches is perfectly adequate. More is vulgar!


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Facts about

Director Ronald Neame never read the novel from which this film is adapted.
Last cinema film of Celia Johnson.
The original Broadway production of "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" by Jay Presson Allen opened at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York on January 16, 1968 and ran for 379 performances.
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