Hers to Hold (1943)





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Deanna Durbin is all grown up in this film, the unofficial sequel to her "Three Smart Girls" films. Durbin plays Penelope Craig, the starry-eyed daughter of Judson and Dorothy Craig. Developing a crush on much-older playboy Bill Morley, Penelope stops at nothing to land the elusive Morley as her husband.
Classics , Drama , Musical & Performing Arts , Romance
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Universal Pictures


Joseph Cotten
as Bill Morley
Iris Adrian
as Arlene
Billy Nelson
as Aircraft Worker at Inn
Evelyn Ankers
as Flo Simpson
George O'Hanlon
as Coast Guardsman with Tommy Gun
Charles Winninger
as Judson Craig
Deanna Durbin
as Penelope Craig
Samuel S. Hinds
as Dr. Crane
Nella Walker
as Dorothy Craig
Irving Bacon
as Dr. Bacon
Gus Schilling
as Rosey Blake
Spec O'Donnell
as William Morley
Jo Gilbert
as Babe
George Chandler
as Enlisted Man
Fay Helm
as Hannah Gordon
Eddie Acuff
as Reporter
Douglas Wood
as Mr. Cartwright
Eddie Dunn
as Reporter
Leon Belasco
as Orchestra Leader
Nydia Westman
as Nurse Willing
Murray Alper
as Foreman
Ruth Lee
as Miss Crawford
Evelyn Wahl
as Jeanne
James Bush
as Bomber Captain
Virginia Sale
as Personnel Woman
Ernie S. Adams
as Flier's Father
Harry Holman
as Doctor
Janet Shaw
as Girl at Factory
Eddie Borden
as Guest Eating Sandwich
Marie Harmon
as Ella Mae
Minna Phillips
as Mrs. Cartwright
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One of the better of Durbin's "grown-up" Universal musicals; she's teamed with Joseph Cotten and sings the Oscar-nominated song "Say a Prayer for the Boys Over There."

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

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