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Apartment for Peggy (1948)

 -  Drama  -  5 January 1949 (Sweden)
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Professor Henry Barnes decides he's lived long enough and contemplates suicide. His attitude is changed by Peggy Taylor, a chipper young mother-to-be who charms him into renting out his ... See full summary »

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Peggy Taylor
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Jason Taylor
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Prof. Henry Barnes
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Prof. Edward Bell
Griff Barnett ...
Dr. Philip Conway
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Dorothy
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Wife (as Betty Ann Lynn)
Marion Marshall ...
Ruth
Pati Behrs ...
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Professor Henry Barnes decides he's lived long enough and contemplates suicide. His attitude is changed by Peggy Taylor, a chipper young mother-to-be who charms him into renting out his attic as an apartment for her and her husband Jason, a former GI struggling to finish college. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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5 January 1949 (Sweden)  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 28, 1949 with Jeanne Crain, William Holden and Edmund Gwenn reprising their film roles. See more »

Quotes

Prof. Collins: You were in the Navy, weren't you, Taylor?
[Professor Collins is a college professor who Taylor thinks is too tough on the GIs returning to school after serving in World War Two]
Jason Taylor: Yes, sir.
Prof. Collins: What kind of duty?
Jason Taylor: I was on the Vincennes
[a U.S. Navy Cruiser sunk at the Battle of Savo Island]
Jason Taylor: till she went down and then a little later...
Prof. Collins: [interrupts] That's a little tough. I was on the Wasp.
[an American aircraft carrier sunk by Japanese submarines]
Jason Taylor: [taken aback] I-I heard that wasn't exactly a picnic, ...
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Clarinet Quintet in A Major: Third Movement
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Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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William Holden & Jeanne Crain were Great Lovers!
31 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jeannie Crain (Peggy) "Pinky" '49 and William Holden(Jason) "Sabrina"'54 showed how a young couple with just love in their hearts for each other can overcome all materialistic problems in life and still strive to obtain a college degree. However, they needed the help of Edmund Gweenn, (Professor Henry Barnes)"Miracle on 34th St." '47(Santa Claus) and Gene Lockhart(Prof. Edward Bell),father of Gene Lockhart,who gave excellent supporting roles. If you get a chance to view this film on TV, it is a film to view and enjoy even in the 21 Century, where young people have the same struggles to pay the high costs of getting a simple college education even in the late 1940's.


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