The New Pictures: Dec. 21, 1936

Love in Exile (Gaumont-British) would greatly interest England's onetime King Edward VIII, for it begins at the point which his career has just reached (see p. 15). Opening scene shows King Regis VI (Clive Brook) voluntarily abdicating the throne of an unnamed European nation because, 1) he is not allowed to marry a beautiful commoner named Madame Xandra St. Aurlon (Helen Vinson), and 2) because a powerful group wants to get its hands on the government. In this close parallel to the Simpson case, the powerful group is not a Cabinet, but two...

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