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The Gift of Love (1958)

Fearing she will die, a physicist's wife hopes her husband will be consoled by the orphan she adopts.

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Physicist Bill Beck meets and marries doctor's receptionist Julie. Five happy years later, she develops a heart condition. Afraid of leaving Bill alone by her premature demise, Julie adopts a sirupy, fantasizing orphan, Hitty. It's an uphill battle forging a relationship between the equally self-absorbed physicist and child: will she have time? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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11 February 1958 (USA)  »

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Das Geschenk der Liebe  »

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This it's a remake of the Maureen O'Hara movie Sentimental Journey. See more »

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Version of Sentimental Journey (1984) See more »

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PREGUNTALE A LAS ESTRELLAS
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One of my favorites
5 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

I still remember this movie through the eyes of a 12 year old girl and while I may not be a good critic of quality acting & scripts, I do know that this movie has haunted me since I was 12. It must have had some good qualities but the only other reviews I've read criticized it. I started going to movies with my mother when I was 3 and of the thousands I've seen, this is one of my all time favorites.


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