Kitty Foyle

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Kitty Foyle Review


Ginger Rogers stepped out of her tap shoes for this non-singing, non-dancing performance, a wartime drama that must have had America abuzz with hope. Kitty Foyle is about to be married to a poor doctor when an old, wealthy flame returns to her life, offering to whisk her away to South America. What will she do? Leave it to her conscience -- as seen in the mirror -- and lengthy flashbacks to help her along with the decision. Overly melodramatic, the film has aged rather poorly (despite Rogers' Oscar-winning performance) and seems rather un-feminist today. Still, it's an odd and unique testament to 1940s' zeitgeist, a period of hope and despair, both of which are reflected in Ms. Foyle.

Aka Kitty Foyle: The Natural History of a Woman.



Facts and Figures

Run time: 108 mins

In Theaters: Friday 27th December 1940

Distributed by: Media Home Entertainment

Production compaines: RKO Radio Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Fresh: 5 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 7.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: David Hempstead

Starring: as Giono (as Edward Ciannelli), as Kitty Foyle, as Dr. Mark Eisen, Dennis Morgan as Wynnewood 'Wyn' Strafford VI, Doodles Weaver as Pianist, Ernest Cossart as Pop Foyle, as Mrs. Strafford, Odette Myrtil as Delphine, Mary Treen as Pat Day, K.T. Stevens as Molly, Richard Nichols as Wynnewood Strafford VII, Richard Nichols as Wynnewood Strafford VII, Kay Linaker as Wyn's wife, Walter Kingsford as Uncle Kenneth, as Grandmother, Nella Walker as Aunt Jessica, Edward Fielding as Uncle Edgar, as Wife in Prologue, Tyler Brooke as Husband in Prologue, Mary Gordon as Cleaning Lady, Edward McNamara as Tim, the Doorman

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