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No Man of Her Own

No Man of Her Own combines an adult love story with melodrama, runs off with the intensity of a full-bloom soap opera, and is altogether satisfying screen dramatics [from the novel I Married a Dead Man by William Irish].

With:
Barbara Stanwyck John Lund Phyllis Thaxter Lyle Bettger Jane Cowl Milburn Stone

No Man of Her Own combines an adult love story with melodrama, runs off with the intensity of a full-bloom soap opera, and is altogether satisfying screen dramatics [from the novel I Married a Dead Man by William Irish].

Barbara Stanwyck does a beautiful job of portraying the heroine, a girl who has been kicked out by her lover after becoming pregnant. She takes advantage of a train accident to assume the identity of a fellow passenger killed in the wreck and moves in with the latter’s in-laws to assure her son a home and the love of good people. Her happiness is threatened when the ex-lover tracks her down.

John Lund wraps up his role as the man who falls in love with a girl he believes to be the widow of his dead brother. It’s a fine job.

No Man of Her Own

Production: Paramount. Director Mitchell Leisen; Producer Richard Maibaum; Screenplay Sally Benson, Catherine Turney; Camera Daniel L. Fapp; Editor Alma Macrorie; Music Hugo Friedhofer; Art Director Hans Dreier, Henry Bumstead

Crew: (B&W) Extract of a review from 1950. Running time: 97 MIN.

With: Barbara Stanwyck John Lund Phyllis Thaxter Lyle Bettger Jane Cowl Milburn Stone

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