Kitty Foyle works as secretary to Philadelphia socialite Wynnewood Statfford VI, in his attempt to succeed in establishing a magazine during the depression. They fall in love, and she always thinks he will ask her to marry him. The magazine fails, and she leaves for New York and another job in a department store. There she meets Dr. Mark Eisen who loves her, but Wyn Stafford shows up and asks Kitty to marry him. She initially refuses citing the differences in their social backgrounds. She feels that Philadelphia socialites would never accept her. Wyn agrees to leave behind Philadelphia and move to New York. They are married in New York. Weeks later they go to Philadelphia to let family know about the marriage. The family is overbearing and obnoxious to Kitty. She leaves, and eventually divorces Wyn. Kitty finds she is pregnant, and eventually delivers a still-born. Wyn marries a rich socialite, and by chance, Kitty meets his wife and son. This is difficult because she still loves Wyn.... Written by
M&M Newtown CT
The natural history of a woman.
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Did You Know?
In the scene after kitty has just had her baby, the first take was apparently a disaster. According to Ginger Rogers she couldn't stop laughing as the director started shaking the coins in his pockets before the scene. In the second take, a crew member told him To stop shaking the coins and she was able to do the scene without a glitch. See more
When Tom Foyle's waste basket catches fire Kitty pours whiskey on it to put it out, yet the fire doesn't flare up. See more
There's a lot of living to do in this world. And if you're worthwhile, you get hurt.
aka "A Bicycle Built for Two"
Written by Harry Dacre
Played as background music in the prologue See more