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Director:
Writers:
George Seaton (written for the screen by)
Faith Baldwin (novel)
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Release Date:
5 January 1949 (Sweden) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Professor Henry Barnes decides he's lived long enough and contemplates suicide. His attitude is changed by Peggy Taylor... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(3 articles)
User Reviews:
Charming little comedy worth warming up to... See more (20 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Jeanne Crain ... Peggy Taylor

William Holden ... Jason Taylor

Edmund Gwenn ... Prof. Henry Barnes

Gene Lockhart ... Prof. Edward Bell
Griff Barnett ... Dr. Philip Conway

Randy Stuart ... Dorothy

Betty Lynn ... Wife (as Betty Ann Lynn)
Marion Marshall ... Ruth
Pati Behrs ... Jeanne
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Adler ... Mailman (uncredited)
Ronald Burns ... Delivery Boy (uncredited)
Hal K. Dawson ... Salesman (uncredited)
Helen Ford ... Della (uncredited)
Paul Frison ... Boy (uncredited)

Charles Lane ... Prof. Collins (uncredited)
Henri Letondal ... Prof. Roland Pavin (uncredited)
Therese Lyon ... Nurse (uncredited)

Gene Nelson ... Jerry (uncredited)
Robert Patten ... Student (uncredited)
Crystal Reeves ... Librarian (uncredited)
Frank J. Scannell ... Salesman (uncredited)
Almira Sessions ... Mrs. Landon (uncredited)
Ann Staunton ... Nurse (uncredited)
Houseley Stevenson ... Prof. T.J. Beck (uncredited)
Ray Walker ... Carson (uncredited)
Robert Williams ... Salesman (uncredited)
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Directed by
George Seaton 
 
Writing credits
George Seaton (written for the screen by)

Faith Baldwin (novellette "An Apartment for Jenny")

Produced by
William Perlberg .... producer
Darryl F. Zanuck .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
David Raksin 
 
Cinematography by
Harry Jackson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert L. Simpson  (as Robert Simpson)
 
Art Direction by
Richard Irvine 
Lyle R. Wheeler  (as Lyle Wheeler)
 
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little 
Walter M. Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Kay Nelson 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
Ernie Parks .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Kay Reed .... hair stylist (uncredited)
William Riddle .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Booth McCracken .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur Jacobson .... assistant director (uncredited)
F.E. 'Johnny' Johnston .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound (as Roger Heman)
E. Clayton Ward .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bruce Hunsaker .... grip (uncredited)
Roy Ivey .... assistant camera (uncredited)
F. Bud Mautino .... camera operator (uncredited)
Irving Rosenberg .... camera operator (uncredited)
Emmett Schoenbaum .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Le Maire .... wardrobe director
 
Music Department
Maurice De Packh .... orchestral arranger (as Maurice dePackh)
Lionel Newman .... musical director
Herbert W. Spencer .... orchestral arranger (as Herbert Spencer)
Earle Hagen .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Louanne Hogan .... singing voice: Jeanne Crain (uncredited)
Cyril J. Mockridge .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Alfred Newman .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Edward B. Powell .... orchestral arranger (uncredited)
John N. Scott .... orchestral arranger (uncredited)
Urban Thielmann .... orchestral arranger (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Clemens Finley .... associate technicolor color director
Natalie Kalmus .... technicolor color director
Teresa Brachetto .... script supervisor (uncredited)
W.T. Jones .... philosophy advisor (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
96 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono | Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 4, 1950 with Jeanne Crain reprising her film role.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, either.
[...]
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Soundtrack:
In My Merry OldsmobileSee more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Charming little comedy worth warming up to..., 26 August 2006
Author: Neil Doyle from U.S.A.

JEANNE CRAIN was at the height of her appeal as a demure charmer at Fox, just beginning to be more than a pretty face as far as her acting career was concerned. And here she had two splendid co-stars: WILLIAM HOLDEN as her ex-G.I. hubby and EDMUND GWENN as a little retired professor who has some housing space in his attic. When Crain finds out about the available space (during the big housing shortage at the time), she convinces Gwenn to rent the apartment to the young married couple.

From there, the plot takes a few steps beyond that bare outline, always throwing a positive outlook at women who want to better themselves with an education as well as the G.I.s entitled to do so under the G.I. bill.

Gene Lockhart, Griff Barnett and Betty Lynn fill the supporting roles amiably and it's probably Jeanne Crain's best film of that period, following her enormous success as MARGIE two years previously.

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