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Close to My Heart (1951)

Gene Tierney and Ray Milland play the Sheridans, a married couple unable to have a biological child. They visit an adoption agency to make inquiries and start the ball rolling. Then, they ... See full summary »

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Gene Tierney and Ray Milland play the Sheridans, a married couple unable to have a biological child. They visit an adoption agency to make inquiries and start the ball rolling. Then, they learn of a child abandoned at a local police station. The loving and very lovely Midge (Tierney) is determined to adopt the young boy, no questions asked; Brad (Milland) insists on learning about the boy's heredity and his parentage. The Sheridans learn the boy's father may be a murderer. Will there be a baby for Midge? (The film is based on a novel by James R. Webb, entitled "A Baby for Midge.") Written by LA-Lawyer

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October 1951 (USA)  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 2, 1953 with Ray Milland reprising his film role. See more »

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I want to purchase 'Close to My Heart." I saw it a long time ago and enjoyed it very much.
28 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Please help me to purchase this movie, if it is available. Ray Milland and Gene Tierney were excellent and the plot was played very well. I checked once to purchase the movie but was told it wasn't available for some reason or another. It has been 30 years since I saw it, I have always wanted to see it again. I have told my wife and kids about ti as well, and they too want to see it. I hope someone will be able to let me in on whether or not and where I can buy the VHS or DVD copy. This movie was based on a reporter and his wife's challenge to adopt a baby. When someone mentions to the reporter, Ray Milland, that he needed to be careful as to not get a bad seed, he almost ruins the happy moment.

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