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Apartment for Peggy (1948)

Approved | | Drama | 5 January 1949 (Sweden)
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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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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Edmund Gwenn and Gene Lockhart also shared screen time in Miracle on 34th Street. See more »

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Prof. Henry Barnes: I find it singularly curious that if a doctor tells us that peanut shells are good for us, we eat them. If a chemist maintains that one gasoline is better than another we use it. We're guided by experts on everything from soap chips to foreign policy and yet on the most important thing of all how to live we pay no attention. Ever since man began to think great minds have been telling us the pleasure in living is helping, but happiness comes from a simple, useful constructive life. But yet we ...
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Hail to Thee, Dear Alma Mater
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Music by H.S. Thompson
Special Lyrics by Charles Henderson
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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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