Finding herself in dire circumstances, the widowed Sylvia Darling determines that her son, Stephen, will complete his college education and develop his supposed literary talents; thus, she ... See full summary »

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Sylvia Darling / Dearie
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Stephen, her son
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Ethel Jordan
Anders Randolf ...
Samuel Manley
Richard Tucker ...
Luigi
Arthur Rankin ...
Paul
David Mir ...
Max
Douglas Gerrard ...
Manley's friend
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Sylvia's maid
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Finding herself in dire circumstances, the widowed Sylvia Darling determines that her son, Stephen, will complete his college education and develop his supposed literary talents; thus, she accepts a contract as singer in a Broadway nightclub, billed as "Dearie," and becomes an immediate sensation. Samuel Manley, a wealthy publisher who is attracted to Sylvia, allows her to entertain in his home, escorted by Luigi, the club proprietor. At college, Stephen and his self-styled roommates, Paul and Max, are expelled; and he romances Edna, the publisher's niece, who promises to promote his book with her uncle. Unimpressed by the egotistical youth, Manley rejects his work, and enraged, Stephen accidentally wounds his mother; furthermore, when he learns that she is a cabaret entertainer, the ungrateful boy grows to despising his mother, doing everything he can to humiliate her. But only when tragedy looms over the horizon does Stephen comes to his senses, and he begs his mother for ...

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18 June 1927 (USA)  »

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Hijo mío  »

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