Approved | | Drama, Romance, War
With her husband away to fight in World War II, a housewife struggles to care for their two daughters - and a pair of lodgers who have moved in - alone.
Claudette Colbert originally resisted taking the role of a fortyish mother of a teenager. However, Selznick's insistence that the film would help Wartime morale and a salary of $150,000 convinced the actress to do it.
I'm afraid she's awfully heavy for you.
Elderly Woman on Train: Oh, no. She's so like my granddaughter. I love holding her.
Anne Hilton: Is she about the same age?
Elderly Woman on Train: No. Mary is almost 30 now. She's a nurse. Here, let me show you her picture.
Anne Hilton: Oh, she's pretty! Where is she now?
Elderly Woman on Train: I really ...
Joseph Cotten's navy uniform has one military ribbon in a few scenes and at the dance his uniform has pilot's wings and no ribbon.
The on-screen screenplay credit reads "Screen Play by the Producer."