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The Magnificent Yankee

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[[Performer~P10266~Louis Calhern~louiscalhern]] repeats his Broadway role as Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes in this 1950 cinemazation of [[Performer~P98902~Emmet Lavery's~emmettlavery]] stage play The Magnificent Yankee. The film is for the most part confined to the Holmes home in Washington, where the good gray judge parries affectionately with his level-headed wife Fanny ([[Performer~P30337~Ann Harding~annharding]]). A steady stream of historical personages parade through the Holmes manse...more

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