PG | | Comedy, Drama
Adapted from the bestselling novel by Madeleine St John, Ladies in Black is an alluring and tender-hearted comedy drama about the lives of a group of department store employees in 1959 Sydney.
Fay (Rachael Taylor) is at home and after showering she is seen watching a feature length movie, on her black and white television screen. Lydia MacMillan (Merle Oberon) and Bob Willard (George Reeves) are heard and seen dancing together, in a short sequence from the Alexander Korda Films, United Artists released movie called Lydia (1941).
There is a scene where Lesley (Angourie Rice) is reading a book in the park during her lunch break. This was filmed in Hyde Park Sydney however in the distance in the left of the screen you can clearly see present day Sydney traffic from 2017. This is despite the films setting in 1959.
Australian PG rated PAL video version on DVD and Blu-Ray runs 109 minutes and 4 seconds. United Kingdom PAL video version has BBFC Approved Running Time of 104 minutes 35 seconds.
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