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And One Was Beautiful (1940)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 5 April 1940 (USA)
A woman lets a family friend take the blame after she accidentally runs over a man with a car.

Director:

Robert B. Sinclair

Writers:

Alice Duer Miller (story), Harry Clork (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Robert Cummings ... Ridley Crane
Laraine Day ... Kate Lattimer
Jean Muir ... Helen Lattimer
Billie Burke ... Mrs. Julia Lattimer
Ann Morriss ... Gertrude Hunter
Esther Dale ... Margaret
Charles Waldron Charles Waldron ... Stephen Harridge
Frank Milan Frank Milan ... George Olcott
Rand Brooks ... Joe Havens
Paul Stanton ... Arthur Prince
Ruth Tobey Ruth Tobey ... Zillah Torrington
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paula Lane Paula Lane
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Storyline

A woman lets a family friend take the blame after she accidentally runs over a man with a car.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una era bonita See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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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 »

Quotes

Ridley 'Rid' Crane: You little idiot. Don't you know I love you?
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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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This 1940 Film Surprised Me
8 June 2008 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

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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