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The facilities and philosophy of Cascade, the "sanatorium" where Charlotte is treated in the book and movie, are based on the real-life Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, MA, where author Olive Higgins Prouty had once sought treatment. The Riggs Center was notable at the time for its focus on physical activity, occupational therapy, daily talk therapy sessions, and eschewing lobotomies and other drastic medical treatments of the time.
Cigarette, Aunt Charlotte?
Charlotte Vale: Thank you.
June: They're cork-tipped. Make sure you get the right end.
Charlotte Vale: Thanks for the instructions, Roly-Poly.
Lisa Vale: If I were you, June, I'd give up.
Charlotte shows Dr. Jaquith a picture of a four funneled ship in her photo album and tells him that it is a P&O steamer. This is incorrect as no P&O liner with four funnels was ever built.