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Renowned film, television, and stage actor Jason Robards will star as Heidi's reclusive grandfather, and celebrated television star Jane Seymour, in an unusual turn, portrays Miss Rottenmeier, the straitlaced overbearing governess.
They're unexpectedly reunited when she enrolls at his high school, but picking up where they left off proves difficult, as Danny has been boasting to his mates about his steamy summer fling, and fears sweet, straitlaced Sandy isn't good for his image.
WOMEN face a thong ban under proposals by straitlaced US councillors.
CHANNEL Four's straitlaced newsreader Jon Snow has become Britain's most unlikely pop star.
4 Reims, France, Piper-Heidsieck Straight-run but hardly straitlaced, this classic yet cutting-edge champagne maker (founded in 1785) is worth toasting.
These included getting blootered during a state visit by the extremely straitlaced Chilean president.
Nightspots in Singapore will be allowed to remain open for 24 hours from Monday as part of the government's drive to rid the city-state of its straitlaced image, police said Friday.
In addition to the county's straitlaced site at www.
I haven't told him how I feel and I'm too scared to confide my secret in anyone, especially my parents, as they're very straitlaced people.
You I Love: "Zany" and "Russian" don't usually appear in the same sentence, but this charming comedy about a straitlaced advertising exec who runs over a Mongolian zoo-worker and then falls in love with him is both Russian and zany--as well as sweet and sexy.
Friends remember her as a likeable but straitlaced girl who was nervous around men.
A cast of nine - most of whom take on at least two roles - weave in and out through a series of sliding doors and windowlike panels, such that the straitlaced Duke of Ephesus (played by Richard Soto) can hold a conversation with a big-haired courtesan, also played by Soto.
The movie's best scenes depict the dethawing of the hero's distant relationship with his older, hunky, straitlaced hetero brother (Urbano Barberini giving a nice, if weepy, performance), who briefly comes to live with him and finally comes to accept the lifestyle that initially repulses him.
Scotland's biggest city will have to make up its mind whether it wants its image to be straitlaced - or nice, but a bit naughty.
Other months show the 11 girls on a building site, cricket pitch and licking ice creams into shape on the seafront at Frinton - famous for its normally straitlaced image.