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  • A
  • Drama, Romance
  • 1940
  • 105 mins

Kitty Foyle

Kitty Foyle

About

Rogers earned herself an Oscar for her portrayal of the title character, a working-class Philadelphia girl who is forced to choose between the two loves of her life - her doctor fiancé and a wealthy socialite (Stafford), though the latter's upper-crust family doesn't approve of her involvement with him. Rogers is best known for her partnership with Astaire, and it's fascinating to see this different dimension of her talent.

Cast & Connections

  • Actor: James Craig, Dennis Morgan, Gladys Cooper, Ernest Cossart, Ginger Rogers, Eduardo Ciannelli
  • Director: Sam Wood
  • Writer: Dalton Trumbo, Donald Ogden Stewart
  • Producer: Harry F Edgington, David Hempstead
  • Photographer: Robert de Grasse

In a nutshell

She's quite simply superb as Kitty, and although the movie is unashamedly a soppy chick flick, it's impossible not to be swept along by her romantic dilemmas.

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