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Hilda Crane (1956)

| Drama | 8 May 1956 (USA)
Twice divorced Hilda Crane feeling she's run out of chances returns to her mother's house in her small hometown and tries to decide what to do next while still hoping to hold onto her independence. That proves to be a challenge.

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Hilda Crane Burns
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Russell Burns
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Prof. Jacques De Lisle
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Mrs. Stella Crane
Evelyn Varden ...
Mrs. Burns
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Nell Bromley
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Dink Bromley
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Dr. Joe Francis
Jim Hayward ...
Mr. Small
Sandee Marriott ...
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Mr. Jensen - Caterer
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Maureen - Hilda's Maid
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Clara - Mrs. Crane's Housekeeper (as Blossom Rock)
Jay Jostyn ...
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Twice divorced Hilda Crane feeling she's run out of chances returns to her mother's house in her small hometown and tries to decide what to do next while still hoping to hold onto her independence. That proves to be a challenge.

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I want to live like a man ... and still be a woman!

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This is not a movie
9 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

There is nothing to commend this poor excuse for a film. They call it a movie, but it is even worse than a stage play. It comes nowhere near the quality of 'Footsteps in the Fog', and obviously Jean Simmons lends her name to this project so that it can sell. None of the characters are sympathetic. They are all one-dimensional, and the story itself is unengaging. It is typical of certain studio films in the 1950s which were poorly written, poorly acted and poorly directed.

I would advise all Simmons fans to stay away from this film as it adds nothing to her canon of work, nor will you miss anything but not seeing it.


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