A white collar worker from a blue collar family, Kitty Foyle has spent her so far short adult life in her hometown of Philadelphia or New York City. She has had two serious relationships, one associated with each city and each man with who she falls in love but in vastly different ways. "Philadelphia" is blue blooded Wyn Strafford VI. Wyn hires Kitty to be his secretary, he the editor for his pet project, a magazine, which is funded by family money. Kitty's now deceased father, despite liking Wyn as a person, warned Kitty against falling in love with him, regardless of his outward intentions, as his type always returned to his own kind. If she believes her father, Kitty may come to the realization that if a union with Wyn were to ever happen, it would not only be to him but to his family and their traditions, they who may have some say in the matter. After the magazine folds, it not making any money, Kitty is forced to look for another job, she feeling she would have more ...
You'll Know Her Better Than You Know Your Wife! (Print Ad- Richmond County Journal, ((Rockingham, NC)) 10 April 1941)
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Did You Know?
wore a dress in the film that instantly became so popular that to this day, the style is known within the garment trade as a "Kitty Foyle" dress. Characteristically, this would be a sleeved dress in black or navy with a white or ecru collar and cuffs. See more
When Tom Foyle's waste basket catches fire Kitty pours whiskey on it to put it out, yet the fire doesn't flare up. See more
There's a lot of living to do in this world. And if you're worthwhile, you get hurt.
Happy Days Are Here Again
Music by Milton Ager
Lyrics by Jack Yellen
Sung by the patrons at the speakeasy when Roosevelt is elected in 1932 See more