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    Opening scenes, Godby (Stanley Holloway) working bar girl Myrtle (Joyce Carey), Dolly (Everley Gregg) intruding on Laura (Celia Johnson) and Alec (Trevor Howard) who, director David Lean will reveal, are in a desperate private moment, from Brief Encounter, 1945.

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Brief Encounter (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Idle Gossip
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Brief Encounter (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Idle Gossip
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Having persuaded husband Fred (Cyril Raymond) that she's not upset, some poignant chat leads Laura (Celia Johnson) into her narrated flashback in earnest, in Brief Encounter, 1945, directed by David Lean from a Noel Coward play.>
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