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Adam and Evalyn (1949)
"Adam and Evelyne" (original title)

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



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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 <>

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26 December 1949 (USA)  »

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Adam and Evalyn  »

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(TCM Print)

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(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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a delightful movie with fine performance.
4 April 2004 | by (Taiwan) – See all my reviews

I bought this movie because I love Granger and Simmons so much in 'Young Bess'. The quality of the VHS copy however is disappointing, I wonder if it due to repairing technical problems or lack of budget? Nevertheless, it is still worth the money because every once is a while, there will be a close-up of Granger or Simmons that is clear enough for an audience appreciation.

Granger and Simmons radiate their charms so effortlessly here because the characters they played are practically themselves--English socialites. The overall delightful result may look easy but it is however important that the script did not step into any wrong note.

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