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Candleshoe (1978)
Rating:
Starring: Jodie Foster, Helen Hayes, Leo McKern, David Niven
Director: Norman Tokar
Category: Drama, Suspense / Thriller, Classic, Family
Studio: Anchor Bay
Subtitles:
[None]
Length:
101 mins

 
 

 

Fourteen-year-old Casey Brown (Jodie Foster) is a tough, street-smart, parentless tomboy who is suddenly taken by a local detective to meet Harry Bundage (Leo McKern), a mysterious and somewhat sinister Englishman. Bundage has evidence that Casey might be Lady Margaret Courtney, fourth marchioness of a great country estate called Candleshoe, who vanished in infancy after her parents died. Intrigued by his story, Casey agrees to cooperate with Bundage and his scheming plan to unlock the secret to a fortune of gold hidden somewhere in Candleshoe.

After meeting the butler, Priory (David Niven), and Lady Gwendolyn St. Edmund (Helen Hayes), Casey’s intentions begin to change and her stay at Candleshoe turns out to be a lot more than she bargained for!

Candleshoe is an exciting adventure brimming with high action and that special kind of quality called “Heart.”