Queen for a Day (1951) - Rotten Tomatoes

Queen for a Day (1951)

Queen for a Day




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Based on a popular radio/TV show from the '50s, this is a collection of three stories. The first is of a middle-class family struggling to cope with the illness of their son. The second is about the son of an immigrant couple. The final is about a loving nurse.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Television
Directed By:
Written By: Seton I. Miller
United Artists


Phyllis Avery
as Marjorie, Gossamer ...
Darren McGavin
as Dan, Gossamer World...
Adam Williams
as Chuck, High Diver s...
Edith Meiser
as Miss Wilmarth, Hors...
Lonny Burr
as Charles
Jiggs Wood
as Mr. Beck
George Sherwood
as Mr. Garmes
Kasia Orzazewski
as Mrs. Nalawak
Larry Johns
as Deacon McAllister
Bernard Szold
as Daredevil Rinaldi
Joan Sudlow
as Mrs. McAllister
Grace Lenard
as Mrs. Rinaldi
Danny Davenport
as Satchelbutt
Madge Blake
as Mrs. Kimpel
Dan Tobin
as Owen Cruger
Jessie Cavitt
as Camilla Cruger
Douglas Evans
as Freddy Forster
Don Shelton
as Jack Minot
Louise Curry
as Secretary
Byron Keith
as Chauffeur
Jack Bailey
as Himself
Jim Morgan
as Himself
Fort Pearson
as Himself
Ford Pearson
as Himself
Melanie York
as 1st Contestant
Cynthia Corley
as 2nd Contestant
Kay Wiley
as 3rd Contestant
A. Ben Astar
as Mr. Nalawak [High Di...
Louise Currie
as Secretary [Horsie]
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Boy is this a blast from the past. This was a very popular television show in the 1950's and early 1960's. The description here on RT describes it perfectly. It is interesting to see the changes in society since then.

James Higgins

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