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Cynthia (1947)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | 29 August 1947 (USA)
Sickly girl finds an outlet in music.

Director:

Robert Z. Leonard

Writers:

Harold Buchman, Viña Delmar (play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Taylor ... Cynthia Bishop
George Murphy ... Larry Bishop
S.Z. Sakall ... Prof. Rosenkrantz
Mary Astor ... Louise Bishop
Gene Lockhart ... Dr. Fred I. Jannings
Spring Byington ... Carrie Jannings
Jimmy Lydon ... Ricky Latham
Scotty Beckett ... Will Parker
Carol Brannon Carol Brannon ... Fredonia Jannings (as Carol Brannan)
Anna Q. Nilsson ... Miss Brady, English Teacher
Morris Ankrum ... Mr. Phillips, Principal
Kathleen Howard ... Mac McQuillan, Jannings' Nurse
Shirley Johns Shirley Johns ... Stella Regan
Barbara Challis Barbara Challis ... Alice
Harlan Briggs ... J.M. Dingle, Napoleon Hardware
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Storyline

Sickly girl finds an outlet in music.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You'll fall in love with Cynthia

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cynthia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,318,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This is the movie in which Elizabeth Taylor received her first onscreen kiss. See more »

Connections

Featured in That's Entertainment! (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Buckle Down, Winsocki
(uncredited)
Written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane
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Transcends its Corny
15 January 2019 | by lifesoboringSee all my reviews

At first it turned me off, some, because it is so innocent and golly-gee-willickers. Father is manager at Dingle's hardware store. As it turns out it's so sweet and cute it's irresistible. Boasts a refreshing sense of humor, family sensitivity, excellent characters and acting. The contrast in attitudes between mother and father works really well. What a marvelous mother-daughter relationship. The acting is tops: Taylor, of course, parents, the schoolboys and Elizabeth's cousin; and my favorite, the music teacher. This movie will make you feel.


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