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
Helen just buried another friend!
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decided that after they came in from the rain, her Helen character should have a moment when she kissed Debbie Reynolds
Adelle character on the lips. This unscripted moment was filmed but removed from the final print of the movie to avoid attaining an R-rating. See more
There's a bible on the desk to the left of Helen as she talks to the detective and clasps her hands together. Suddenly her hands are outstretched across the desk and the bible's in the center. See more
Men can be quite a bit lower than the angels.
Referenced in Connie and Carla
Bye Bye Blackbird
Written by Ray Henderson
& Mort Dixon
Performed by Debbie Reynolds See more