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      Desirable

      1934 1 hr. 8 min. Drama List
      Reviews 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. Read More Read Less

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      Ann Ross Maclean's Magazine 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. Oct 2, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis 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.
      Director
      Archie Mayo
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English