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This film received its USA television premiere in Los Angeles Monday 26 November 1956 on KTTV (Channel 11) followed by Chicago Sunday 23 December 1956 on WBBM (Channel 2); in Altoona PA it was first telecast 24 January 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), in Minneapolis 9 February 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), in Seattle 8 April 1957 on KING (Channel 5), in Philadelphia 9 April 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6) , and in San Francisco 6 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7); but its initial New York City telecast did not take place until Saturday 31 March 1962 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »
Had no idea what I was going to experience viewing this old film from 1940. However, I always enjoy viewing Laraine Day, (Katie Lattimer) who plays the role as a younger sister to Jean Muir, (Helen Lattimer) and also their mother, Billie Burke, (Mrs. Julia Lattimer). Thought I was going to be bored with the story of two sister's and a mother who is overly protective of her daughters until they meet up with Robert Cummings, (Ridley Crane) who has the reputation of being a millionaire playboy who has plenty of gals and is a heavy drinker who parties all the time. One night, Helen Lattimer goes on a date with Ridley and he proceeds to get bombed out of his mind and simply cannot drive his car. It is at this point in the film when this becomes a drama and changes the complete direction of this film which will definitely hold your attention right to the very end of the film.
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