Mother Is a Freshman

1949, Romance/Comedy, 1h 21m

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Exploiting a quirk in a scholarship fund, a woman pushing middle age ends up attending college. Widow Abby Abbott (Loretta Young) is stunned to learn that the cash set aside for her daughter's education is about to run dry, so she wrangles a setup that allows them both to enroll in classes. Abby soon takes the university by storm, as her budding relationship with school staffer Richard Michaels (Van Johnson) causes problems at home and in the halls of the school.

Cast & Crew

Loretta Young
Abigail Fortitude Abbott
Van Johnson
Professor Richard Michaels
Rudy Vallee
John Heaslip
Barbara Lawrence
Louise Sharpe
Robert Arthur
Beaumont Jackson
Betty Lynn
Susan Abbott
Griff Barnett
Dean Gillingham
Mary Loos
Screenwriter
Richard Sale
Screenwriter
Alfred Newman
Original Music
Arthur E. Arling
Cinematographer
Lyle R. Wheeler
Art Director
Paul S. Fox
Set Decoration
Thomas Little
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