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 ...
The most daring novel ever written by a man about a woman!
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Did You Know?
"Academy Award Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 6, 1946 with Ginger Rogers
reprising her film role. See more
When Kitty and Wyn are in a speakeasy, the 1932 election returns are being broadcast over the radio. The announcer says that FDR has won Pennsylvania. Hoover won Pennsylvania in 1932. See more
Dr. Mark Eisen
You know the first thing I thought of when I saw you this afternoon?
Referenced in Trumbo
Gschichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325 (Tales from the Vienna Woods)
Music by Johann Strauss
Played by the nightclub band See more