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Last Holiday (1950) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Henry Cass .

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George Bird: How do you keep smiling with a stiff upper lip?

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A loose remake of Last Holiday (1950) -- also called Last Holiday -- was released in 2006, starring Queen Latifah as Georgia Byrd, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Alicia Witt, and Gerard Depardieu.
"But, of course, it is Mr. Guinness who carries the main role in this film, which Mr. Priestley has not only written but has also helped produce. And it is Mr. Guinness' facility at suggesting intense emotional moods through his perfect command of stoicism that lifts the poignant story to its peaks. His doomed man is pitiable in his misery, he is funny in his bourgeois attempts at fun, but, above all, he is touchingly noble in his serene and wistful despair. Mr. Priestley's little picture points some pretty healthy morals in its course. It was written with warmth and human feeling and a fine cast has played it that way."

--New York Times Review for Last Holiday, Published November 14, 1950
"A familiar dramatic situation - the one in which a man has but a short time to live and therefore endeavors to enjoy it to the fullest possible extent - is inflated with tenderness and humor through a J. B. Priestley script and a nice performance by Alec Guinness in the new British film, 'Last Holiday.'"

--New York Times Review for Last Holiday, Published November 14, 1950
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