Swedish-American farmer's daughter Katrin 'Katie' Holstrom leaves the farm to study nursing in the big, wicked city. Thanks to a chiseling acquaintance, her tuition and expense money disappears the first day, and she's forced to get a job...as a domestic for congressman Glenn Morley. Impressed by her political awareness as well as her many charms and capabilities, Glenn is soon infatuated with Katie, and she with him, but their feelings remain unspoken...until Katie speaks up at a party rally and is abruptly thrust into politics herself. Written by
Rod Crawford <email@example.com>
A Gal with Cultivating Ways !
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Did You Know?
In The Farmer's Daughter
(1947), Katrin Holstrom (Loretta Young
) reads the story of the townsfolk who place their beloved doctor's office shingle as a monument on his tomb: "Dr. Sorensen: Upstairs". Essentially the same scene occurs in Dreaming Out Loud
(1940) where Lum and Abner place the "Dr. Walter Barnes: Office Upstairs" shingle on the good doctor's tomb. See more
[Clearing her throat, then reading
Mr. President: Today I don't want to make a speech. I want to tell you a story about a doctor named Sorenson, who lived in a small town. He was a good doctor, but the rich people in this town didn't like him because he told them the truth a little too often about their imaginary sicknesses.
[She looks up at Clancy, who smiles and motions her to go on
Things got bad for Dr. Sorenson, and he moved across the tracks to the poor section of town where people needed...
Referenced in Death in Hollywood
Row, Row, Row
Music by James V. Monaco
Lyrics by William Jerome See more