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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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Cast overview:
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Adam Black
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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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26 December 1949 (USA)  »

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Adam and Evalyn  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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First cinema film of George Pastell. See more »

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Outstanding Film
27 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Enjoyed this film which I had my doubts about until I viewed the great acting of Jean Simmons, (Evelyn Wallace) and Stewart Granger, (Adam Black). This story is about a young girl Evelyn who lives in an orphanage and receives letters from her father telling her he is going to visit her someday and take her home where he raises horses. However, this is really not her father but a good friend of her father's Adam Black. Evelyn's father passes away and he asks Adam to take care of his daughter and he promises to look after her. There are very funny scenes and some very dramatic moments along with many lies which have been told and have to be explained to poor Evelyn Wallace. In real life, Jean Simmons and Stewart Granger were married and had a child. Great Classic film from 1949, enjoy.


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