Set in the 30s, Helen and Adelle are two women whose sons commit a gruesome murder. After their conviction, they move to Hollywood change their names and open a dance school for girls. Adelle is looking for a good life and when one of the parents of her students who is wealthy takes a liking to her she thinks she's got it made. Helen thinks that someone who blames them for what their sons did is stalking them. But Adelle thinks it's all in her mind. Written by
So you met someone and now you know how it feels. Goody, Goody!
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Did You Know?
In September 1972, Helene Winston
and Samee Lee Jones
reunited on a segment of Love, American Style
(1969) titled "Love and the Amateur Night." Essentially reprising their roles as an overbearing stage mother and a precocious Shirley Temple wannabe (named Debbie after "Helen" star Debbie Reynolds
), Winston and Jones interrupt the honeymoon of a TV personality and hold an impromptu audition, with Jones again performing "Animal Crackers in My Soup" as Winston accompanies her on piano. See more
The film is set in 1934. Yet, in the NYC dance studio, there is clearly sheet music on the piano from the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers film Top Hat
(1935). See more
Men can be quite a bit lower than the angels.
Featured in House of Harrington
Bye Bye Blackbird
Written by Ray Henderson
& Mort Dixon
Performed by Debbie Reynolds See more