The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins a romance with William Sherman who lives across the street. Marjorie has to learn how to dance and act like a proper young lady. Unfortunately William Sherman has unconventional ideas for the time (setting is during W.W.I, but the war does not play a major part for most of the movie). His ideas include not believing in marriage or money, which causes friction with Marjorie's father, who is the local bank vice president. Written by
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A happy screenful of sun-kissed melody and kiss-by-moonlight romance.
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Did You Know?
This movie proved to be so popular that the studio immediately filmed By the Light of the Silvery Moon
(1953) which is a direct sequel with all the actors playing the same characters. This was very unusual at the time. See more
Marjorie first hugs Bill at the dance and the powder bursts all over her chest. In the next instant as they begin to dance Marjorie's front is clear of powder. See more
Hello, what's your name? I guess were going to be neighbors.
Referenced in The Majestic
Music by Alphons Czibulka
Played during the silent picture when John collapses in the snow See more