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It Started in Paradise

1953 1h 28m Drama List
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An ambitious young fashion assistant, Martha (Jane Hylton), convinces her mentor, Alice (Martita Hunt), to take a sabbatical in order to refresh her creative juices. The older designer does so, and Martha immediately sweeps in with her own designs, which are accepted with praise from the fashion world. Martha solidifies her career as a trendsetter over the next 10 years, but her own assistant, Alison (Muriel Pavlow), begins to make moves to overtake her just when Martha needs her most. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis An ambitious young fashion assistant, Martha (Jane Hylton), convinces her mentor, Alice (Martita Hunt), to take a sabbatical in order to refresh her creative juices. The older designer does so, and Martha immediately sweeps in with her own designs, which are accepted with praise from the fashion world. Martha solidifies her career as a trendsetter over the next 10 years, but her own assistant, Alison (Muriel Pavlow), begins to make moves to overtake her just when Martha needs her most.
Director
Compton Bennett
Screenwriter
Marghanita Laski
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 28m