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Paid in Full (1950)

Passed | | Drama | 23 June 1950 (Australia)
Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all ... See full summary »

Director:

William Dieterle

Writers:

Charles Schnee (screenplay), Robert Blees (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Robert Cummings ... Bill Prentice
Lizabeth Scott ... Jane Langley
Diana Lynn ... Nancy Langley
Eve Arden ... Tommy Thompson
Ray Collins ... Dr. Fredericks
Frank McHugh ... Ben - Bartender
Stanley Ridges ... Dr. P.J. 'Phil' Winston
Louis Jean Heydt ... Dr. Carter - Psychiatrist
John Bromfield ... Dr. Clark
Kristine Miller ... Miss Williams - Bridesmaid
Kasey Rogers ... Tina - Bridesmaid (as Laura Elliot)
Lora Lee Michel ... Betsy Prentice (as Laura Lee Michel)
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Storyline

Jane Langley has always done all she can for her selfish sibling Nancy. When both sisters fall in love with handsome Bill Prentice, Jane graciously steps aside. Relationships among all three are further complicated when the now-married Bill realizes he's still in love with Jane. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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THE STORY OF A WOMAN'S BITTER VICTORY (original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 1950 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bitter Victory See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hal Wallis Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Based on a true story that originally appeared in Reader's Digest. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the picture, Dr. Fredericks asks the nurse to call Dr. "Pete" Winston in Los Angeles; yet when Jane and Nancy go to see Dr. Winston in his office, Jane repeatedly calls him "Dr. Phil". See more »

Soundtracks

You're Wonderful
Music by Victor Young
Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Sung by Dean Martin
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A soap, but a good one.
2 April 1999 | by lime-3See all my reviews

Caught this film by accident some years ago in a hospital waiting room. It's a soap, for sure, but I was unexpectedly impressed by the acting and the direction, which made the teary script work far better than it had a right to. A thoroughly, impressively professional job all around!


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