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The Blue Veil (1951)

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Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges,... See full summary »

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Frank Hutchins
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Henry Palfrey
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Bill Parker
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Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges, the children of various employers, grow and soon find themselves ready to face the world. When it seems that she will be alone, the nurse finds that her 'children' have ideas of their own in regards to helping their beloved mentor. Written by alfiehitchie

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Who is the real Mother of this Child? The woman who gave it life... or the woman who gave it love?

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10 January 1952 (Portugal)  »

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Das Herz einer Mutter  »

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Prior to production, Bette Davis was front runner for role eventually played by Jane Wyman. See more »

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Tremendous emotional impact, stellar performance by Wyman
7 September 1999 | by (Detroit, Michigan) – See all my reviews

I was a very impressionable young girl when I saw this movie...not on tv, but at the local theater. I remember running out of tissues, I cried so much. An elderly couple seated next to me passed me more tissues and reassured me that it was "only a movie". I have never forgotten this film, and I have yet to see it on tv. Jane Wyman should have had the Oscar that year.


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