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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 ... See full summary »

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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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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on November 20, 1950 with Betsy Drake and Dennis Morgan reprising their film roles. See more »

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Pretty Baby
(uncredited)
Music by Egbert Van Alstyne and Tony Jackson
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Played during the opening credits and occasionally in the score
Sung by Dennis Morgan
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Pretty lousy...
3 May 2011 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Playing a struggling single working gal in New York City, Betsy Drake is supposed to be charming as she constantly breaks pencils, gets her blouse-bib caught in a typewriter, and sends shelves crashing down out of sheer clumsiness. Not only is she a klutz, but she's stubborn and indignant about her own lack of skills. This is the type of inefficient heroine viewers might want to escape from. Drake will forever be remembered as one of the former Mrs. Cary Grants, and for good reason: she shows no charisma as a leading lady. The picture--a wafer-thin concoction which must have embarrassed Warner Bros.--is yet another Cinderella story, filled with deceptions and a mush-hearted benefactor (Edmund Gwenn, still working "34th Street"). The screenplay is so trite and simple-minded it borders on the offensive--but, it's such a silly piece of fluff you can't get angry at it. It's easily forgotten. *1/2 from ****


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