The best indicator of the reverence that the British people had toward the monarchy at that particular moment in time was the eulogy that Laurence Olivier delivered on the death of George VI, Queen Elizabeth’s father, the previous year.
Tom Hooper’s new movie, “The King’s Speech,” has been met with much enthusiasm. But, why should anyone care about a coddled, stammering, inbred royal who finally learns to enunciate? Hal Gordon has an answer. Continue reading “For Valour”