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?
After Ginger Rogers
' Oscar win for this film, she returned to RKO and was greeted by staffers and actors in top hats and tails. See more
At the beginning of the film, it is set in the year 1900. However, the song being played, "I Want a Girl" wasn't written or published until 1911. See more
Oh, you may have shut the door on Brother Wyn, but, Honey, you certainly had no intention of locking it.
Referenced in Citizen Kane
Home Sweet Home
aka "There's No Place Like Home"
Written by H.R. Bishop
Played by the nightclub band as a signal to go home See more