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Adam and Evalyn (1949)

Adam and Evelyne (original title)
Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 26 December 1949 (USA)
When a friend dies, a gambler adopts his daughter. Complications ensue.

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Evelyne Wallace
Edwin Styles ...
Bill Murray
Raymond Young ...
Roddy Black
Helen Cherry ...
Moira Hannon
Beatrice Varley ...
Mrs. Parker
Joan Swinstead ...
Molly
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Col. Bradley
Fred Johnson ...
Chris Kirby
Geoffrey Denton ...
Inspector Collins
Peter Reynolds ...
David
Brenda Hogan ...
Christine
John Forrest ...
Tony
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The father of a girl in an orphanage has been writing his daughter, who doesn't remember him, tales of his success in business. Actually, he is impersonating a friend, a handsome gambler. When the father dies, the gambler takes to girl from the orphanage and tells her the truth. But the girl is now a full-grown beauty and complications arise, including those provided by a black-sheep brother. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Comedy | Romance

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Film debut of George Pastell. See more »

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Music by Wilfred Sanderson
Lyrics by Edward Teschemacher
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The witty dialogue is decidedly more entertaining than the corny plot.
22 June 2001 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

With its echoes of "Little Miss Marker", "Daddy Long Legs" and "Orphan Annie", this is a rather stilted plot on which to hang a lightweight comedy. Nonetheless, it makes for enjoyable enough entertainment, even if a trifle too predictable and over-long. Agreeable playing, competent direction and first-class production values help.


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