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||IMDB Rating: 6.4/10 from APPROVED votes
||Release: 28 Dec 1934 /
||Genre: Drama, Romance
||Director: Richard Wallace,
||Stars: Drama, Romance
||Synopsis: In rural 1840's Scotland, Gavin Dishart arrives to become the new little minister of Thrums's Auld Licht church. He meets a mysterious young gypsy girl in the dens and to his horror ...
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A mysterious & headstrong gypsy girl falls in love with THE LITTLE
MINISTER called to pastor in a small Scots village. Soon her influence
has him behaving in a most unclerical manner, with repercussions for
the entire community.
Although sadly neglected & overlooked, this fine, sentimental film,
based on a 1891 novel by Sir James M. Barrie, features excellent
performances and superior production values. RKO lavished care & money
to get the details just right; it is a fine example of how Hollywood
films of the period could evocatively portray other times, other
Katharine Hepburn has one of her most fetching roles in the exuberant
Babbie. Full of boundless energy & good humor, yet fiercely protective
of those weaker & less fortunate than she, Hepburn turns in a
beguiling, always entertaining, performance. While there is really no
mystery as to the true identity of her character, this in no way
hinders Hepburn from continually delighting her expectant audience.
In the title role, John Beal (born James Alexander Bliedung in 1909)
had doubtless the best role of his career in this, his second, film. By
underplaying his scenes, he holds his own with the vivacious Hepburn.
Exhibiting real star quality, it is unfortunate that the good movie
roles failed to materialize. Beal did quite a bit of work through the
years on the stage and had a triumph in television's THE ADAMS
CHRONICLES in 1976. John Beal died in 1997 at the age of 87.
A very fine supporting cast lends depth to the smaller roles: Andy
Clyde as the lonely village policeman; Donald Crisp as the local
doctor; Reginald Denny as a pompous army captain; Mary Gordon as an
elderly indigent; Alan Hale as the community's repentant drunk; Lumsden
Hare as a strict & powerful church deacon; Eily Malyon as a member of
the aristocracy; Beryl Mercer as Beal's devout mother; and Dorothy
Stickney as a fluttery maid.
Mention should be made of Max Steiner's lovely score, which
incorporates old & familiar tunes.
A couple of historical notes: the Auld Licht (Scottish for 'Old Light')
is mentioned many times in the film. This was the very conservative
Church of Scotland, or Presbyterian Church in America, which had the
allegiance of a majority of the Scots people. Barrie's original novel
was of the Kailyard (Scottish for a small cabbage patch near a cottage)
School of writing which had great favor in Scotland in the late 19th
Century. This style featured highly idealized & sentimental
representations of Scottish village life. Thrums in THE LITTLE MINISTER
would certainly be a prime example.
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