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A young working girl, trying to just find a way to get a seat on the subway takes a baby doll to insure a way. Only she get stuck in a thick plot to sell an ad to a rich client who thinks her doll is a real baby named after him. Her male co-works try to keep her playing "mother" until they can get in contract for the ad. Written by Karan Haygood Walsh

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The stack of baby photos which they sort through includes one used in Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) eight years earlier. See more »

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Pretty Baby
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Music by Egbert Van Alstyne and Tony Jackson
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
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Sung by Dennis Morgan
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Ninety minutes well spent.
25 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A thoroughly enjoyable piece of fluff. Nothing to deep just a well cast, well acted hour and thirty two minutes of entertainment. I just stumbled across this film and hand't checked to see what it was about or who was in it. I'm glad I didn't though; based on the description I might have skipped this little gem. Dennis Morgan and Zachary Scott were both great, as was Betsy Drake. But as usual Edmund Gwenn stole the show. I'm surprised they could find stars to work with him; he always effortlessly stole the show in anything he was in. I recently saw him in" Them"; a low budget sci-fi film and he added weight that part as well. This story starts out with a simple inadvertent dissection by young women that just wants a seat on the subway. That simple act winds up complicating her life, like she never anticipated. And others wind up draw in by their own assumptions. This is a prime example of late forties, early fifties comedy. And is a dramatic demonstration of how much the world has changed in just fifty years. People watching this film from the viewpoint of someone born after 1960 won't recognize the morals or values in this film. But this really is the way most people were like back then; for the most part. So it's a humorous character study, and another glimpse of time gone by.


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