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In this coming-of-age comedy, a sheltered adolescent girl is finally allowed some freedom by her conservative parents. She soon starts dating, kissing, and having fun. One of this film's claims to fame is that it features a young Elizabeth Taylor's first onscreen kiss.


Elizabeth Taylor
as Cynthia Bishop
Mary Astor
as Louise Bishop
George Murphy
as Larry Bishop
S.Z. Sakall
as Prof. Rosenkrantz
Gene Lockhart
as Dr. Fred I. Jannings
Spring Byington
as Carrie Jannings
James Lydon
as Ricky Latham
Scotty Beckett
as Will Parker
Carol Brannan
as Fredonia Jannings
Anna Q. Nilsson
as Miss Brady, English Teacher
Jimmy Lydon
as Ricky Latham
Morris Ankrum
as Mr. Phillips, Principal
Kathleen Howard
as Mac McQuillan, Jannings' Nurse
Shirley Johns
as Stella Regan
Harlan Briggs
as J.M. Dingle
Will Wright
as Gus Wood
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At its best, it is pleasantly reminiscent of the late Booth Tarkington. At its worst, it slops over with such cheap laughs as the writhings of a tuxedoed adolescent with a recalcitrant shirt front.

Mar 2, 2018 | Full Review…

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