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trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur

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Miniver (1942), for example, reflected the prospect of postwar Anglo-American hybridization and paralleled America's wartime subsidization of goods abroad.
We can limn it from reading just one of his best, most apparently melancholy poems, a portrait of "Miniver Cheevy." It runs thus:
Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon stared in the wartime classic Mrs Miniver at the Haymarket.
Kate MacDonald, (ed.) The Masculine Middlebrow, 1880-1950: What Mr Miniver Read, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, pp.
His dam, Miniver, was a half-sister to Champion StakesheroLegalCaseand has already produced six winners.
Miniver. Bowers reports that they drove back to Pidgeon's house, and the two of them, joined by a male friend of the actor, engaged in "some really hot sex."
He claims that in 1946 the actor Walter Pidgeon, star of the Oscar winning film 'Mrs Miniver', propositioned him with a 20-dollar tip.
Miniver would be told as a sweeping epic of a tummler who grows up to be summoned to the White House, where he meets with Roosevelt while bombs are falling over the Minivers huddled in their shelter, who emerge to daven in their ruined church and potchke with their roses.
The form of her latest win in the Listed Swettenham Stud Fillies'' Trial was given a nice boost in the Oaks as the runner-upRichard Hannon''s The Miniver Rose, defied her 33-1 starting price to finish a respectable fifth.
The Miniver Rose (5.00) is fancied to book her place in the Oaks by winning the Pretty Polly Stakes, an established trial for the Epsom classic.
Miniver, as an example of this filmic sentimentality: This story of an average English middle-class family begins with the summer of 1939; when the sun shone down on a happy, careless people, who worked and played, reared their children and tended their gardens in that happy, easy-going England that was so soon to be fighting desperately for her way of life and for life itself.
The Tattersalls Timeform Fillies' 800 (2.10) can see another big sales event win for the Richard Hannon team courtesy of The Miniver Rose.
Miniver and the lesser known, such as None Shall Escape) chronicles the prewar dichotomy of political isolationism and prointervention forces with respect to the U.S.