Re: New Swallows and Amazons film trailer

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Posted by Alan Hakim on June 21, 2016 at 20:20:31 user awhakim.

In Reply to: Re: New Swallows and Amazons film trailer posted by Peter Ceresole on June 21, 2016 at 04:21:55:

AR certainly had problems bringing Eugenia into England, which is why he lurked in the Baltic for so long. He was married at the British Consulate in Reval (now Tallinn, Estonia) in 1924, and then of course could bring her in legally as his wife with no special formalities.
He wrote a wonderful 'Saturday Essay' for the Manchester Guardian on the hazards of crossing frontiers with difficult customs men. The episode in WD is probably revisiting that territory.

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