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Jean Kent's Funeral Goes Ahead


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Sir David Jason and Penelope Keith were among the stars who paid tribute to late actress Jean Kent at her funeral on Saturday (21Dec13).

The 92-year-old died on 30 November (13) following a fall at her home, but her funeral was subsequently postponed so officials could investigate her death.

Kent's body was finally released to her family this week (beg16Dec13), and her memorial service took place at St Margaret's Church in Westhorpe, Suffolk on Saturday.

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Jean Kent's Funeral Postponed As Death Goes Unexplained


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The funeral of British actress Jean Kent was postponed over the weekend (07-08Dec13) as police continue to investigate her death.

The star, aged 92, was admitted to West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds, England on 28 November (13) after a fall at her home and she died two days later (30Nov13).

Her death is being treated as unexplained and Suffolk coroner Dr Peter Dean ordered a post-mortem examination to be carried out last week (ends09Dec13), forcing her family to cancel her planned burial on Saturday (07Dec13).

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Actress Jean Kent Dies Aged 92


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British actress Jean Kent has died at the age of 92.

The star passed away at the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds, England, on Saturday (30Nov13). She was admitted to the medical centre on Thursday (28Nov13) after she was injured in a fall at her home, according to the Bbc.

Her close friend and former film critic Michael Thornton confirmed the news, saying, "I knew Jean for more than 50 years. She was a feisty, funny, outspoken character who never took herself too seriously.

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The Browning Version (1951) Review


Excellent
We all hated our grade school teachers -- at least one of them. Here's a movie that shows the flipside of that anger, showcasing Andrew Crocker-Harris (Michael Redgrave in the role of a lifetime) on his last, pathetic day as a teacher at a sleepy school for privileged boys.

Crocker-Harris teaches the terribly unpopular dead languages course to younger children who, almost unilaterally, don't appreciate the subject matter. Not only is Crocker-Harris moving for "health reasons," his cruel wife (Jean Kent) is having an affair with a younger professor (Nigel Patrick). And the kids hate him, calling him "Himmler" behind his back.

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The Browning Version Review


Excellent
We all hated our grade school teachers -- at least one of them. Here's a movie that shows the flipside of that anger, showcasing Andrew Crocker-Harris (Michael Redgrave in the role of a lifetime) on his last, pathetic day as a teacher at a sleepy school for privileged boys.

Crocker-Harris teaches the terribly unpopular dead languages course to younger children who, almost unilaterally, don't appreciate the subject matter. Not only is Crocker-Harris moving for "health reasons," his cruel wife (Jean Kent) is having an affair with a younger professor (Nigel Patrick). And the kids hate him, calling him "Himmler" behind his back.

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