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My Foolish Heart (1949)

 -  Drama  -  21 January 1950 (USA)
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After a long absence, Mary Jane visits her schoolfriend Eloise, and Eloise's daughter Ramona. Eloise drinks too much and is unhappily married to Lew Wengler. Eloise falls asleep and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eloise Winters
Kent Smith ...
Lewis H. Wengler
Lois Wheeler ...
Mary Jane
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Martha Winters
Robert Keith ...
Henry Winters
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Ramona
Karin Booth ...
Miriam Ball
Todd Karns ...
Her Escort (as Tod Karns)
Phillip Pine ...
Sergeant Lucey
Martha Mears ...
Nightclub Singer
Edna Holland ...
Dean Whiting
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Usher at Football Game
Marietta Canty ...
Grace
Barbara Woodell ...
Red Cross receptionist
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After a long absence, Mary Jane visits her schoolfriend Eloise, and Eloise's daughter Ramona. Eloise drinks too much and is unhappily married to Lew Wengler. Eloise falls asleep and remembers her time with her true love, Walt Dreiser, at the beginning of the Second World War. She recalls the events that lead up to her split with Mary Jane, and how Lew married Eloise rather than Mary Jane. Written by Will Gilbert

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Angst vor der Schande  »

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Debut of Jessie Royce Landis. See more »

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Mary Jane: [referring to Miriam Ball] She must advertise in locker rooms.
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Referenced in Salinger (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

My Foolish Heart
Music by Victor Young
Lyrics by Ned Washington
Performed by Martha Mears
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One of Ms. Hayward's best.
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As a fan of Susan Hayward's, this is one of her best films. I still cry every time I see it. The story is timeless and touching. A must see!


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