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Young Widow (1946)

Approved | | Drama | 1 March 1946 (USA)
A grieving war widow meets a young Lieutenant but spurns him for trying too hard to gain her affection. Will she give him a second chance when they meet again?

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Edwin L. Marin
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jane Russell ... Joan Kenwood
Louis Hayward ... Lt. Jim Cameron
Faith Domergue ... Gerry Taylor
Marie Wilson ... 'Mac' McCallister
Kent Taylor ... Peter Waring
Connie Gilchrist ... Aunt Cissie
Cora Witherspoon ... Aunt Emeline
Norman Lloyd ... Sammy Jackson
Penny Singleton ... Peg Martin
Steve Brodie ... Willie Murphy
Richard Bailey ... Bill Martin
Robert Holton Robert Holton ... Bob Johnson
Peter Garey Peter Garey ... Navy Lieutenant Smith
William Moss William Moss ... Marine Lieutenant Pearson
William Murphy ... Army Lieutenant Hope (as Bill 'Red' Murphy)
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A grieving war widow meets a young Lieutenant but spurns him for trying too hard to gain her affection. Will she give him a second chance when they meet again?

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The World's Most Exciting Brunette!

Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1946 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Naughty Widow See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Jane Russell, who was under contract to Howard Hughes, was loaned out to producer Hunt Stromberg for this film. See more »

Quotes

Peter Waring: And Joan always brings a chaperone with her.
Lt. Jim Cameron: Looks like it's a pretty good idea.
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Soundtracks

(All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings
Music by Laurent Herpin
Lyrics by Harold Rome
Played and sung throughout the film
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very emotional love story
27 July 2001 | by florriebbcSee all my reviews

I was 9 years old when I first saw this movie. I am 64 years old now and I have never forgotten the feeling I had when I saw Young Widow. I was too young to understand the feeling of Love, but it effected me enough that I have never forgotten the movie or the actors and I have not seen Young Widow since 1946.


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