First Love Movie Review 1939

Information and Film Reviews for First Love the Movie

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Best known for Durbin's first screen kiss, this lightweight romance finds orphaned Connie Harding moving to New York to live with her wealthy Uncle James Clinton (Pallette) and his family. Connie meets handsome rich boy Ted Drake (Stack's screen debut) but her snobby debutante cousin Barbara (Parrish) already has Ted in her sights. Barbara tries to prevent Connie from going to the Drakes fancy dance but, in Cinderella fashion, the Clinton family servants help her become the belle of the ball. Durbin also does some singing.

Distribution

Universal Studios Home Video, 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City, CA 91608-9955, Phone: (818)777-1000, Fax: (818)866-1483, URL: http://www.universalstudios.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 85 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adoption & Orphans, Cousins, Cinderella Stories, New York, New York, Aunts & Uncles, Nieces & Nephews
Screenplay
Bruce Manning, Lionel Houser
Cast
Deanna Durbin, Robert Stack, Eugene Pallette, Helen Parrish, Leatrice Joy, June Storey, Frank Jenks, Kathleen Howard, Charles Coleman, Mary Treen
Cinematography
Joseph Valentine
Director
Henry Koster
Music
Frank Skinner
Producer
Joe Pasternak, Universal Pictures

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