Saturday, February 5, 2011

Off For The Weekend...

Today I am off to the beautiful little village of Ladner to visit Leslie, and we're going to see "The King's Speech". I will let you know what I think of it. I want to see it before Oscar night, because I have a feeling it's going to win all the a lot of awards.  The British know how to make movies.

And here is the real King George VI's wartime speech.  You can hear him pausing occasionally.



Have a great weekend, everyone...!

10 comments:

JeannetteLS said...

thanks for putting this in your blog, Jo. Some of us won't see the movie until it's released on DVD, and I wanted to hear this largely ignored speech. Have a wonderful weekend.

DJan said...

I just listened to the original speech, and I am even more impressed with the making of the movie; it was exactly as Firth did it. I can't WAIT to hear what you think of the movie, Jo!

myletterstoemily said...

i promise you will LOVE it! i can't
wait to hear your review. i have a
tiny one in the wings . . .

ρομπερτ said...

Please have a wonderful weekend, and thank you for introducing something I did not know before.



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Jo said...

I completely agree with Djan...I'm even more impressed after hearing the historic original speech.

Firth deserves an Academy Award for this authentic portrayal.

I look forward to your review, Jo!

Charles Gramlich said...

Hope you have a good time!

jojo said...

have a great time! I'm looking forward to your honest review of the movie and the weekend..;j

Kathy's Klothesline said...

I am looking forward to your review!

Donnetta Lee said...

Friends are telling me its pretty impressive and asking if I have seen it (what with my own profession, you know). But, no, haven't seen it yet. Maybe soon. I like Colin Firth. The Stuttering Foundation has come out with a neat poster with his picture on it. D

Firefly said...

"The King's Speech" isn't really my type of movie, but I'm curious to see if you will post some pics of the town.