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Earl Carleton
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Nina Wylie
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Gwen Seward
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A wealthy businessman whose wife has divorced him is bitter about the divorce and prevents his ex-wife from seeing their child. The ex-wife takes him to court, and a judge tries to determine what will be best for the child. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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21 October 1957 (Sweden)  »

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Theodore 'Ted' Carleton: King Solomon who was going to cut the baby in half. Why did Solomon smile?
Earl Carleton: Because he knew who the real mother was.
Theodore 'Ted' Carleton: The one who gave up the baby.
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Well worth seeing
15 October 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A film that is rarely seen today is a must see if you get the chance. The acting is terrific with Bing Crosby giving a performance worthy of another Oscar nomination - in fact all the cast do an excellent job in this well constructed drama about the ugly side of divorce and custody. The film deals very well with these issues and is still relevant even though it was made in 1957. Also this is one of the very few films in which Bing Crosby doesn't sing - except over the titles at the start of the film. Hopefully this will eventually gain a DVD release and a chance to be seen by more people as it only achieved a limited release in 1957 and hasn't been seen a lot since.


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