The Royal Family (1977) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Royal Family (1977)





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Aging actress Fanny Cavendish (Eve Le Gallienne) dreams of returning to Broadway while her successful daughter, Julie (Rosemary Harris), considers abandoning the acting profession. The plot thickens when Julie's film star brother, Tony (Ellis Rabb), returns home with problems of his own. Written by successful playwrights Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman, this comedy explores the interesting relationships within the famous Cavendish clan.


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So while the Kaufman-Ferber script is just a crème de menthe, this particular revival of the 1927 hit is a fine example of how to faithfully bring a stage production to the screen.

April 8, 2006 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Royal Family


With a cast like the one here this shouldn't be so labored.

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