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Our Very Own (1950)

 -  Drama  -  27 July 1950 (USA)
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Gail discovers the shocking news that she is adopted during a heated argument with her sister, Joan. With the reluctant support of her adoptive parents and baby sister, Penny, Gail goes in ... See full summary »

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Gail Macaulay
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Chuck
Joan Evans ...
Joan Macaulay
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Mrs. Fred (Lois) Macaulay
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Mrs. Gert Lynch
Donald Cook ...
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Penny Macaulay
Gus Schilling ...
Frank, TV Repairman
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Jessica Grayson ...
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Bert
Kipp Hamilton ...
Gwendolyn (as Rita Hamilton)
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Mr. Jim Lynch
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Gail discovers the shocking news that she is adopted during a heated argument with her sister, Joan. With the reluctant support of her adoptive parents and baby sister, Penny, Gail goes in search of her biological mother and true identity. Written by Anonymous

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SAMUEL GOLDWYN'S unforgettable, compelling entertainment triumph!

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 11, 1951 with Farley Granger reprising his film role. See more »

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A fond look at the American Family mid-century
6 November 1998 | by (West Coast) – See all my reviews

"Our Very Own," the story of a girl on her eighteenth birthday whose world is shattered when she learns she's adopted, is an excellent and most underrated film. In addition to the intense drama, it's also a typical look at the American Family in 1949 just as television is entering most American homes at that time. The cast is excellent and features a young Natalie Wood as Gail Macualey's youngest sister. It was recently released on home video for the first time and it's a treasure to own.


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