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Young Widow (1946)

Approved | | Drama | 4 March 1946 (USA)
A grieving war widow meets a young Lieutenant but spurns him for trying too hard to gain her affection. Will she give him a second chance when they meet again?

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Joan Kenwood
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Lt. Jim Cameron
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Gerry Taylor
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'Mac' McCallister
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Peter Waring
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Peg Martin
Connie Gilchrist ...
Aunt Cissie
Cora Witherspoon ...
Aunt Emeline
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Sammy Jackson
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Willie Murphy
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Bill Martin
Robert Holton ...
Bob Johnson
Peter Garey ...
Navy Lieutenant Smith
Bill Moss ...
Marine Lieutenant Pearson (as William Moss)
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Army Lieutenant Hope (as Bill 'Red' Murphy)
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A grieving war widow meets a young Lieutenant but spurns him for trying too hard to gain her affection. Will she give him a second chance when they meet again?

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The World's Most Exciting Brunette!

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4 March 1946 (USA)  »

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The Naughty Widow  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The film went $600,000 over budget and lost money for United Artists. See more »

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Joan Kenwood: And I suppose that accent must be Boston?
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Soundtracks

These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)
Music and Lyrics by Harry Link, Eric Maschwitz and Jack Strachey
Heard during a restaurant scene with Jane Russell and Louis Hayward
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One Of Jane Russell's Best!
6 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jane Russell (Joan Kenwood) plays a young wife who has just lost her husband in the war. She goes through a range of emotions as she tries to deal with her loss and tries to find her place in life.

Jane was wonderful and handled a complex role like a Pro. Remember This was only her 2nd movie. You had the feeling she was a tried veteran. Mrs. Russell was made for the camera.

Louis Hayward Plays (Lt. Jim Cameron). He falls in love with Joan the moment he laid eyes on her. He soon finds out her tragic story. Louis was a great choice as the (new) man. They really worked well together. The inner play between the two was magical. This really was a well crafted motion picture, Well worth your time.

For some reason It has never been release to the public on VHS or DVD. I was able to get a copy from someone who had an original copy of the 35mm film. This movie needs to be made available!!!


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