Overview

Lora Meredith, a white single mother who dreams of being on Broadway, has a chance encounter with Annie Johnson, a black widow. Annie becomes the caretaker of Lora's daughter, Suzie, while Lora pursues her stage career. Both women deal with the difficulties of motherhood: Lora's thirst for fame threatens her relationship with Suzie, while Annie's light-skinned daughter, Sarah Jane, struggles with her African-American identity.

  1. Allan Scott

    Screenplay

  2. Fannie Hurst

    Novel

  3. Douglas Sirk

    Director

  4. Eleanore Griffin

    Screenplay

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Status Released

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  • April 30, 1959
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 2h 5m

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