The Trouble with Angels1966

Genre: Comedy, Family
Mary (Hayley Mills) and her friend, Rachel (June Harding), are new students at St. Francis Academy, a boarding school run by the iron fist of Mother Superior (Rosalind Russell). The immature teens grow bored and begin playing pranks on both the unsu… more »

Mary Clancy:
[looking at the dress] Oh! It looks beautiful!

Mother Superior:
[as she is taking the dress off of the dummy] It is nice, isn't it? I used to do a great deal a great deal of sowing when I was a girl. I'd always blessed my mother for insisting that I learn to how to handle a needle. When my parents died, I was sixteen then. My uncle, who'd lived in Paris...

Mary Clancy:
Paris?

Mother Superior:
Paris was my mother's home before she'd immigrated to Quebec and married my father. I'd lost my parents within three months of each other. The flu epidemic. Well, I went to live in Paris. My uncle arranged for my apprenticeship with a well known couterier. Of course, I was only a seamstress, but I had visions of creating my own designs and the house of Madeline Rousch challenging the great Channel. That was my name, Madeline Rousch. I remember standing behind the curtains with the fitters when the collections were shown. The buyers came from all over the world. Many times as I watched the models display the gowns, I'd think "Now I would have done that one differently. Used a different fabric. Something that had more movement, more mystery." Awe, I know it is vanity, of course but I think I could have made a success of it.

Mary Clancy:
But how could you give it up?

Mother Superior:
I found something better.

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