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Yes, My Darling Daughter (1939)

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Ellen is a free spirited young woman in love with Doug. Sadly he must leave America for a two year job in Belgium. Ellen and Doug decide to spend their last weekend together in a tourist ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Ellen Murray
Jeffrey Lynn ...
Douglas Hall
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Titus Jaywood
Fay Bainter ...
Ann Murray
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'Granny' Whitman
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Connie Nevins
Ian Hunter ...
Lewis Murray
Robert Homans ...
Edward Gargan ...
Police Officer
Spencer Charters ...
Angus Dibble
Lottie Williams ...
Martha
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Paul Panzer ...
Peter (scenes deleted)
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Ellen is a free spirited young woman in love with Doug. Sadly he must leave America for a two year job in Belgium. Ellen and Doug decide to spend their last weekend together in a tourist cabin at a rural lake. Her family is shocked that a young unmarried woman would engage in such amoral activity. The comic plot develops as Ellen argues her case for women's freedom and independence, trying to win over her mother, grandmother, and other dubious relatives. Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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25 February 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I vasilissa tou erotos  »

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Was banned in several parts of the United States due to the subject matter. See more »

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Version of Älskling, jag ger mig (1943) See more »

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The Girl Friend of the Whirling Dervish
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin and Johnny Mercer
One line sung a cappella by May Robson
Played as background music
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Priscilla Lane Leads Ensemble Cast
1 August 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

While this story of an unmarried couple's weekend together is obviously tame by today's standards, Yes, My Darling Daughter does have a moment or two that is a bit on the racier side. Well, at least for the time it was made.

Led by the beautiful and unfairly underrated 'Lane, Priscilla' (qv), this movie has a good ensemble cast, with maybe the exception of Jeffrey Lynn.

While Lynn has been likable in his other movies with Priscilla Lane, i. e. _Four Daughters (1938)_ (qv) and _Roaring Twenties, The (1939)_ (qv), he doesn't come across as the most likeable character. Or the brightest, either. In other words, if Priscilla Lane asked me to spend a weekend with her, platonic or otherwise, I think I would show a little more enthusiasm than he did!

Anyway, Yes, My Darling Daughter is worth watching, thanks in no small part to the aforementioned Miss Lane.


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