Jeanne Crain was best known for her role as ‘Patricia 'Pinky' Johnson’ in the 1949 film ‘Pinky.’ She earned an ‘Oscar’ nomination for her performance in the film. She made her screen debut in an uncredited role in the film ‘The Gang's All Here,’ in 1943. She had her first significant role in the 1944 film ‘Home in Indiana.’ In a career that spanned over 30 years, Jeanne starred in many successful films, such as ‘ In the Meantime, Darling (1944), ‘Winged Victory (1944), ‘State Fair’ (1945), ‘A Letter to Three Wives’ (1949), ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ (1950), ‘Vicki’ (1953), ‘The Joker is Wild’ (1957), ‘Madison Avenue’ (1961), and ‘The Night God Screamed’ (1971). Some of her least successful films include ‘Pontius Pilate’ (1962), ‘Invasion 1700’ (1962), and ‘Hot Rods to Hell’ (1967). She was also seen in TV series, such as, ‘G.E True’ (1960-62), ‘Burke’s Law’ (1964-65), and ‘The Name of the Game’ (1968).
This comedy-drama film tells the story of Henry Barnes, a philosophy professor, who becomes suicidal after losing all hope in life. However, when he meets a young couple, Peggy and Jason Taylor, his views about his life start to change.
Recalling her girlhood years during 1920s, Margie tells her daughter about her school days. School-girl Margie wishes to be smarter like her popular friend Marybelle, and along with other girls, develops a crush on new French teacher, Ralph Fontayne. When Roy, Margie’s date for prom catches cold, she is left without an escort. Finally, will she get escorted to the senior dance?
The Model and the Marriage Broker is a romantic comedy film, which tells the story of a marriage broker, Mae, who can’t resist meddling in the life of her client, Kitty Bennet, a model, after fixing her up with a radiologist.
A musical biopic, this movie traces the life of the famous singer and comedian Joe E. Lewis. When a young Lewis refuses to sing for a club, its owner has his vocal cords cut. Years later, with encouragement from his girlfriend Letty Page, he succeeds in becoming a comedian. However, his drinking and gambling habits create problems for him.
Home in Indiana is an adventure romantic drama film, which tells the story of a young lad who is sent to live with his uncle and aunt in Indiana. Although, he is initially unhappy with the arrangement, things change due to his affection for horses, and his romance with a tomboyish girl.
Tired of their stagnant career, second generation Jones sisters, Bonnie and Connie, accept an offer to perform around France. As their career starts shooting up, romance starts developing between Bonnie and their agent David on one hand, Connie and a secretly rich singer called Charlie on the other, until their mother arrives in Paris to drag them back.