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Apartment for Peggy (1948)

Approved | | Drama | 5 January 1949 (Sweden)
A retired professor rents his attic apartment to pregnant Peggy and her GI-Bill-student husband. The professor ponders if his life is no longer useful while the young couple faces the challenges shared with many WW II veterans' families.

Director:

George Seaton

Writers:

George Seaton (written for the screen by), Faith Baldwin (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jeanne Crain ... Peggy Taylor
William Holden ... Jason Taylor
Edmund Gwenn ... Prof. Henry Barnes
Gene Lockhart ... Prof. Edward Bell
Griff Barnett ... Dr. Philip Conway
Randy Stuart ... Dorothy
Betty Lynn ... Wife (as Betty Ann Lynn)
Marion Marshall ... Ruth
Pati Behrs Pati Behrs ... Jeanne
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Storyline

Professor Henry Barnes decides he's lived long enough and contemplates suicide. His attitude is changed by Peggy Taylor, a chipper young mother-to-be who charms him into renting out his attic as an apartment for her and her husband Jason, a former GI struggling to finish college. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1949 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Eine Dachkammer für zwei See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Edmund Gwenn and Gene Lockhart also shared screen time in Miracle on 34th Street. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Philip Conway: Edward tells me you've taken in a G.I. couple.
Prof. Henry Barnes: I've not only taken in a G.I. couple I've taken in a G.I. dog, a G.I. cat and very probably a G.I. mouse.
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Soundtracks

Clarinet Quintet in A Major: Third Movement
(uncredited)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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A heartwarming story!
25 January 2001 | by joots01See all my reviews

This movie gives a heartwarming story about a young couple who move into an attic of an old man who is contemplating killing himself. The funny thing is that this situation would seem in any other movie to be very melodramatic but it is handled with the utmost care in this movie. Edmund Gwenn is so good in the movie. He was Santa Claus in Miracle on 34th Street. Jeanne Crain was very refreshing as the wife.


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