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Take Care of My Little Girl (1951)

 -  Drama  -  8 October 1951 (Sweden)
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A young woman enters college and learns some hard truths about sorority life, including snobbery and the cruelty of hazing.

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Liz Erickson
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Joe Blake
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Adelaide Swanson
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Dallas Prewitt
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Marge Colby
Helen Westcott ...
Merry Coombs
Lenka Peterson ...
Ruth Gates
Carol Brannon ...
Casey Krausse
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Mother Cookie Clark
Beverly Dennis ...
Janet Shaw
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A young woman enters college and learns some hard truths about sorority life, including snobbery and the cruelty of hazing.

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8 October 1951 (Sweden)  »

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Trivia

"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 »

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

Connections

Version of Finishing School (1953) See more »

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Over the Rainbow
(uncredited)
Music by Harold Arlen
Played as instrumental music at the first sorority event.
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13 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a few years ago on television and loved it. Having been a member of a fraternity in high school, I was quite impressed with its topic: Life on a college campus and pledging to enter a sorority. The best roles (and I find these the closest to real life characters) go to Jeffrey Hunter, as the fraternity snake, and Jean Peters, as the fashion conscious snob that demands "perfection" from rookie Jeanne Crain. The acting in general is superb (an impressive cast was assembled that includes Mitzi Gaynor, Helen Wescott and Nataly Shaeffer of Gilligan's Island, among them), but Peters and Hunter do the greatest job. You could see their potential as actors that early in their careers (no wonder they went on to become top stars in the 50s). Jean Negulesco's direction is nimble. It moves from comedy to drama with ease and allows us a peek into sorority life (which, I agree, has not changed much since those years). The movie is in glorious Technicolor and very well photographed. PLEASE, get it into DVD. This is a true classic!


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