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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 ...
Fred Macaulay
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Penny Macaulay
Gus Schilling ...
Frank, TV Repairman
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Zaza
Jessica Grayson ...
Violet
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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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27 July 1950 (USA)  »

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Celle de nulle part  »

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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 post-war classic
18 March 2007 | by (Brewster, ny ,usa) – See all my reviews

This movie was made in 1949, just 4 years after the end of World War 2. It was a time when the average American family got to enjoy the post-war USA: Having Dad at home and not fighting a war , Mom at home instead of working in a factory making bombs , being able to buy gas anytime you wanted and having the thrill of seeing the what everyone wanted: a TV set in their home. It is with this backdrop, that one of the smaller studios, RKO, produced this wonderful and warm-hearted story of a young woman who discovers a secret kept from her since birth. It is not a typical story for it's time and that what makes it so different. It was written and directed with much care while dealing with a very sensitive subject. The major Hollywood Studios like MGM, Paramount, Warners, etc, still made all of the big-budget films, but RKO turned out some real good ones and Our Very Own is at the top of the list.


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