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.

  1. Mitchell Leisen


  2. Lesser Samuels


  3. Dodie Smith


Top Billed Cast

  1. Joan Fontaine

    Joan Fontaine

    Alice Grey

  2. John Lund

    John Lund

    Dr. Robert Grey

  3. Mona Freeman

    Mona Freeman


  4. Peter Hansen

    Peter Hansen

    Dr. Steve Clark

  5. David Stollery

    David Stollery


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Darling, How Could You!
Darling, How Could You!


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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 8, 1951


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget -

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