Mary Herries is a rich woman with a habit of contributing to those less fortunate than her. On her way home from a concert on Christmas Eve she discovers a poor, would-be artist outside her... See full summary »

Director:

Marc Daniels

Writers:

Edward Chodorov (play), Ellis Marcus

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Fay Bainter ... Rose
Philippa Bevans Philippa Bevans
Elaine Ellis Elaine Ellis
Bruce Gordon Bruce Gordon
Jack Manning Jack Manning
Arnold Robertson Arnold Robertson
Joseph Schildkraut ... Mr. Edwards
Morton Stevens Morton Stevens
Zolya Talma Zolya Talma
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Mary Herries is a rich woman with a habit of contributing to those less fortunate than her. On her way home from a concert on Christmas Eve she discovers a poor, would-be artist outside her estate. Mary takes pity on this artist, Henry Abbott, and gives him some food and money. After taking him in, she finds herself somewhat attracted to this artist; he is handsome, and quite knowledgeable of fine art, especially the paintings in Mary's extensive collection. However, when she discovers that Henry has both a wife and a small child that he is struggling to support, she gives him some money and hand-me downs, and sends him on his way. A few days later he shows up with some of his own paintings (which are absolutely awful) as well as some items he stole from Mary's house on Christmas Eve. Henry demands a large amount of money for his paintings, which Mary eventually pays. She then discovers that Henry has left his wife and baby outside, in the rain. His wife collapses and Mary, out of ... Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 1949 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Production Co:

Ford Motor Company See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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