Millicent Hopkins, while touring with a dancing troupe in 1892, meets Clive Loring who is campaigning in the English Midlands for Parliament. They fall in love and Millie remains behind at ... See full summary »
Uncle Rollo finally retires to the house he was brought up in. Lost in thoughts of his lost love, Lark, he does not want to be disturbed in his last days. However, the appearance of his ... See full summary »
On the eve of World War II (1939) English officer Ralph Denistoun is in Nazi Germany on an espionage mission to recover a poison gas formula from Prof. Krosigk. He is helped by Lydia and ... See full summary »
Olivia Harwood, missionary's widow, meets charming Mark Bellis, artist and rogue, on the ship taking them both back to 1890s London. When Olivia opens a lodging house Mark becomes her ... See full summary »
Will Henderson is the new boy at the high school. He befriends outcast Melinda Grant, whose illegitimacy marks her and her unstable mother. As their friendship turns to love, gossip and ... See full summary »
Former seaman Clinton Jones now works at a lowly job. His daughter Ruth wants to become an actress. Clinton gets fired and Ruth rejects the advances of Fred Whitmarsh. Her father gives her ... See full summary »
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »
Alas, the movie doesn't quite come off, despite (and partly because of) very energetic playing by the principals plus an attractive support line-up of well-known character players. The fault lies mostly with the script which is too slight and too familiar a variation on a very typical early 1940's film theme, namely a man (or a woman) firmly believes in putting women (or men) in their "proper place", but meets... The direction here, as well as the acting, is often too heavy-handed to puff up such slight fluff. Even some actual location lensing at a real university does little to enhance the credibility of the plot. On the other hand, Iris Adrian as a five-times-married nightclub queen, does deliver a couple of very amusing lines. And even if the movie misses on charm, it's still vintage 1940's fare for dedicated film buffs.
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