Cinema: The New Pictures: Jan. 16, 1933

Cavalcade (Fox). On New Year's Eve, 1899, Robert Marryot (Clive Brook) and his wife (Diana Wynyard) are drinking a toast to the new century. Below stairs their butler, Bridges, is finding fault with the parlormaid, Mrs. Bridges.

In the nursery, two small Marryots, Edward and Joe, are feebly pretending to be asleep. A year later, Robert Marryot and Bridges are back from the Boer War. The children, gobbling cake, watch Queen Victoria's funeral from a balcony. By 1908, Bridges and his wife have acquired a pub. Butler Bridges has taken to drinking up...

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