Gosford Park

The valet of one of the guests at the house, Robert Parks, is in fact the son of Lord Stockbridge and his housekeeper, Mrs. Wilson, conceived when Mrs. Wilson worked as a factory girl in one of Lord Stockbridge's mills. Parks is the person who stabbed Sir William in the study but he is not guilty of murder because William was already dead. He was poisoned by Mrs. Wilson who recognised her son and knew that Parks was planning to kill him.

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Continuity mistake: In the red drawing room, Freddie Nesbitt can be seen behind his wife, Mabel, putting his coffee cup on a bureau. They cut away to a wider shot, and he is holding the cup again.

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Constance: Has anyone checked her outfit? She's probably in black velvet with a feather in her hair.

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Trivia: The character, Ivor Novello, played by Jeremy Northam, was a real-life actor and composer. Six of his songs were included in Gosford Park's soundtrack. His film, "The Lodger" that Lady Constance mentions as being a flop, was a real movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock, based on Jack the Ripper.

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Question: Why is Jennings drunk and worried about the situation? Is he just upset? I can't understand why the other maid said she would do anything he asked.

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Answer: Jennings' drinking problem stems from his having been a World War I conscientious objector, for which he was imprisoned. He has kept this secret and is worried the police investigation will uncover his past and jeopardize his job. The maid, Dorothy, is secretly in love with Jennings and wants to protect him.

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