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Aging actress Helen Walbridge (Verree Teasdale) has managed to keep her daughter a secret, concealed at a boarding school her whole life. When the daughter, Lois (Jean Muir), now an adult, shows up at Helen's apartment, she meets Stuart "Mac" McAllister (George Brent), Helen's companion. Lois and Mac strike up a friendship, and Mac convinces Helen to reveal her daughter to the public. Lois struggles with this new attention, while Mac realizes he's falling for the young woman.

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Jean Muir
Lois Johnson
George Brent
Stuart "Mac" McAllister
Verree Teasdale
Helen Walbridge
John Halliday
Austin Stevens
Charles Starrett
Russell "Russ" Gray
Virginia Hammond
Mrs. Emily Gray
Catherine Sheldon
Charity Collector at Box Office (uncredited)
Harry Tyler
Theatre Box-Office Attendant (uncredited)
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  • It's a very simple story, told with feminine deftness and detail; and Miss Muir's sensitive, eager and youthful performance gives the picture unusual charm. Men, however, may feel rather unimportant at it.

    October 2, 2019 | Full Review…

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