Liz and Merry Noel become friends as college roommates and their friendship endures over the years. Liz becomes a respected "serious" novelist. Merry Noel marries, has a daughter and writes, too: "trash" fiction which becomes enormously successful. Their story begins in college and jumps ahead some years at a time to show their relationship with each other and those in their orbits as they grow and mature. Written by
Ron Kerrigan <email@example.com>
From the very beginning, they knew they'd be friends to the end. What they didn't count on was everything in between.
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This film was made and released about forty years after its source play 'Old Acquaintance' by John Van Druten
was first performed in 1941. See more
Merry is in bed when she suddenly comes up with title for her next novel - "Home Cookin'". But a moment later, when she rushes into her office, that title is already scrawled across the blackboard where she jots down her ideas. See more
Merry Noel Blake
Hell, she's eighteen. In this city that's old enough for a martini.
Referenced in Remote Control
On The Sunny Side of the Street
Sung by Willie Nelson
Composed by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Courtesy of Columbia Records See more