Darling, How Could You!

Darling, How Could You! (1951)

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release Date: 1951-08-08
  • User Rating: 6/10 from 3 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Based on James Barrie's play "Alice Sit-By-The-Fire". In turn-of-the-century New York, a young girl who believes she's learned "the seamy side of life" from a risque play takes it upon herself to rescue her estranged mother from what appears to be a steamy love affair.

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  • Joan Fontaine

    as Alice Grey
  • John Lund

    as Dr. Robert Grey
  • Mona Freeman

    as Amy
  • Peter Hansen

    as Dr. Steve Clark
  • David Stollery

    as Cosmo
  • Virginia Farmer

    as Fanny
  • Angela Clarke

    as Nurse
  • Lowell Gilmore

    as Aubrey Quayne
  • Robert Barrat

    as Mr. Rossiter
  • Gertrude Michael

    as Mrs. Rossiter
  • Mary Murphy

    as Sylvia
  • Billie Bird

    as Rosie
  • Willard Waterman

    as Theatre Manager
  • Robin Hughes

    as George Neville (uncredited)
  • David McMahon

    as Naval Lieutenant (uncredited)
  • Dave Willock

    as Usher (uncredited)
Directing Mitchell Leisen Director
Writing Dodie Smith Screenplay
Writing Lesser Samuels Screenplay
Writing J.M. Barrie Theatre Play
Art Roland Anderson Art Direction
Art Hal Pereira Art Direction
Art Sam Comer Set Decoration
Art Grace Gregory Set Decoration
Production Harry Tugend Producer
Sound Friedrich Hollaender Original Music Composer
Camera Daniel L. Fapp Director of Photography
Editing Alma Macrorie Editor
Editing Eda Warren Editor
Costume & Make-Up Edith Head Costume Design