Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin's Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes determined to keep the single woman and "her" baby together.
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Just ten baby fingers and ten baby toes--Troubles? Scandal?--Gosh--Nobody Knows
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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 1, 1942 with Charles Coburn
reprising his film role. See more
Since the film was released in August 1939, the New Year's Eve celebration shown has to be 31 December 1938. In this scene a theatre is prominently seen, showing Irene Dunne
and Charles Boyer
in Love Affair
, obviously a promotional moment for another well known RKO feature, but Love Affair was not released until April 1939 so could not have possibly been shown at any theatre on the preceding New Year's Eve. See more
Good evening, Mr. Merlin. Your party's right over there.
Oh, don't leave me. I won't know how to talk to these people.
Just say no to the men. The girls probably won't talk to you anyway.
The cast of characters includes a wind-up toy: Donald Duck as himself. Ginger Rogers' character was in charge of a display table full of the Donald Duck toys. See more
Also available in a computer colorized version. See more
References Love Affair
Auld Lang Syne
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Sung by a mob on New Year's Eve See more