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Take Care of My Little Girl (1951)

A young woman enters college and learns some hard truths about sorority life, including snobbery and the cruelty of hazing.


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Complete credited cast:
Liz Erickson
Joe Blake
Adelaide Swanson
Dallas Prewitt
Marge Colby
Helen Westcott ...
Merry Coombs
Lenka Peterson ...
Ruth Gates
Carol Brannon ...
Casey Krausse
Mother Cookie Clark
Beverly Dennis ...
Janet Shaw
Jenny Barker
Peggy O'Connor ...


A young woman enters college and learns some hard truths about sorority life, including snobbery and the cruelty of hazing.

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Release Date:

8 October 1951 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Clube de Raparigas  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 4, 1951 with Jeanne Crain and Dale Robertson reprising their film roles. See more »


Dallas' shirt drastically changes from green to yellow in the same scene. See more »


Version of Finishing School (1953) See more »


Over the Rainbow
Music by Harold Arlen
Played as instrumental music at the first sorority event.
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Dreamy Crain, Smart Robertson - a relaxing and enjoyable film
9 August 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

To be honest, it's not a great or landmark film. The themes are kind of dated - I don't remember fraternities or sororities singing like this when I was in college in the 80's - and the script not particularly snappy or clever. However, it was easy and fun to sit and watch this movie, like wearing the comfortable old slippers that my wife hates. After all, does the script really matter terribly, when you get to watch the talented and incredibly beautiful (and in color!) Jeanne Crain, the great Dale Robertson (being extra wise and folksy) and a strong early performance by (later) John Ford favorite Jeffrey Hunter? Ms. Crain is a fantastic and subtle actress - watch how frequently the camera lovingly lingers on her face, and how she so exquisitely expresses her thoughts with only the lightest changes of facial expression. And when she gets that dreamy look, with her eyes half closed - that look that is all Jeanne Crain's.....

Enjoy the actors, don't expect too much, and you will enjoy this odd entry from the early 1950's.

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