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Adventure in Baltimore (1949)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  19 April 1949 (USA)
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The liberated daughter of a 1905 minister innocently starts a scandal.

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Complete credited cast:
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Pastor Andrew Sheldon
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Tom Wade
Albert Sharpe ...
Dan Fletcher
Josephine Hutchinson ...
Mrs. Lilly Sheldon
Charles Kemper ...
Mr. Steuben
Johnny Sands ...
Gene Sheldon
John Miljan ...
Mr. Eckert
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Helen Hadley Hamilton
Carol Brannon ...
Bernice Eckert (as Carol Brannan)
Charles Smith ...
Fred Beehouse
Josephine Whittell ...
Mrs. Eckert
Patti Brady ...
Sis Sheldon
Gregory Marshall ...
Mark Sheldon
Patsy Creighton ...
Sally Wilson
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In 1905, teenaged Dinah Sheldon is an aspiring artist and budding suffragette. This is sufficiently scandalous, though her minister father takes a more lenient view. But her imaginative painting, showing a young male friend with exposed chest and (ahem) limbs, really blows the roof off. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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19 April 1949 (USA)  »

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Baltimore Escapade  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 30, 1950 with Shirley Temple reprising her film role. See more »

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It starts off rather poorly but gets better as it progresses...so keep watching.
15 July 2013 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

I wasn't that impressed by the first half or so of this film. Shirley Temple plays Dinah Sheldon--a very liberated and modern young woman who ruffles many folks' feathers in this turn of the 20th century slice of life film. Now Dinah is never bad--just way ahead of her time and the narrow-minded folks back in 1905 couldn't stand a woman pushing for equal rights. Much of this portion seemed kooky and silly--and very inconsequential. Fortunately, midway through the film, things picked up. Dinah enters a very nice picture in a contest--and the local gossips begin ripping her apart and impugning her good name. This is particularly hard for her father, the Reverend (Robert Young)--as stands firmly behind Dinah regardless of the consequences to himself. He plays a guy very much like Jim Anderson from "Father Knows Best"--very wise, gentle and kind. This portion was both heartwarming and interesting--far more than the earlier part of the film. Overall, a nice little family film that starts slowly (and a bit too kooky) and ends on a very high note.


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