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Adam and Evalyn (1949)

Adam and Evelyne (original title)
Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 26 December 1949 (USA)
When a friend dies, a gambler adopts his daughter. Complications ensue.

Director:

Harold French

Writers:

Noel Langley (story), Lesley Storm (additional scenes and dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Stewart Granger ... Adam Black
Jean Simmons ... Evelyne Wallace
Edwin Styles Edwin Styles ... Bill Murray
Raymond Young ... Roddy Black
Helen Cherry ... Moira Hannon
Beatrice Varley Beatrice Varley ... Mrs. Parker
Joan Swinstead Joan Swinstead ... Molly
Wilfrid Hyde-White ... Col. Bradley
Fred Johnson ... Chris Kirby
Geoffrey Denton ... Inspector Collins
Peter Reynolds ... David
Brenda Hogan Brenda Hogan ... Christine
John Forrest John Forrest ... Tony
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Storyline

The father of a girl in an orphanage has been writing his daughter, who doesn't remember him, tales of his success in business. Actually, he is impersonating a friend, a handsome gambler. When the father dies, the gambler takes to girl from the orphanage and tells her the truth. But the girl is now a full-grown beauty and complications arise, including those provided by a black-sheep brother. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Her intentions defied conventions!

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adam and Evalyn See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Two Cities Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(TCM Print)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of George Pastell. See more »

Soundtracks

O Who Will O'er The Downs So Free
(uncredited)
Written by Robert Pearsall
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a delightful movie with fine performance.
4 April 2004 | by mvfeverSee all my reviews

I bought this movie because I love Granger and Simmons so much in 'Young Bess'. The quality of the VHS copy however is disappointing, I wonder if it due to repairing technical problems or lack of budget? Nevertheless, it is still worth the money because every once is a while, there will be a close-up of Granger or Simmons that is clear enough for an audience appreciation.

Granger and Simmons radiate their charms so effortlessly here because the characters they played are practically themselves--English socialites. The overall delightful result may look easy but it is however important that the script did not step into any wrong note.


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