Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on *her* farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do? Written by
Dear Fans, Barbara Stanwyck and Dennis Morgan are spending a very merry "Christmas in Connecticut." The romancin's rosy and the fun's furious and everybody's going to be there! You're invited! Warner Bros. (The happy hosts) (original poster - written in script)
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Did You Know?
The character of Elizabeth Lane was loosely based on the then popular Family Circle Magazine columnist Gladys Taber, who lived on Stillmeadow Farm in Connecticut. See more
Yardley was discussing with Sloan about his competitor getting a jump on the reader audience with a new baby, and that it was due next September. They were discussing this at Christmas. Elizabeth Lane's competitor in another magazine wouldn't have been pregnant yet, or just barely but no one would know. See more
Catastrophe, what is it?
It's from the Greek. It means "a misfortune, a cataclysm or a serious calamity."
It is good?
No, sir. That's bad.
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