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Jean Simmons on TCM: Hamlet, Trio, So Long At The Fair

Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Hamlet Star of the Month Jean Simmons is back on Turner Classic Movies this Tuesday evening, with five more films. Like last week, these are all from Simmons' British period: Trio, featuring three stories by W. Somerset Maugham; the thriller So Long at the Fair; Adam and Evelyne, which paired Simmons with future husband Stewart Granger; Laurence Olivier's Best Picture Oscar winner Hamlet; and Gabriel Pascal's film version of George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra. In Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) Simmons has what amounts to a bit part as a harp player. Claude Rains and Vivien Leigh are the capable [...]

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