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Jimmy and Sheila Broadbent (Rex Harrison and Kay Kendall), welcome to London Jimmy's 17-year-old daughter, Jane (Sandra Dee). Jane is from Jimmy's first marriage to an American and has come to visit her father and the step-mother she has never met. While visiting Sheila has the idea of making Jane a debutante, an idea Jane resists. Difficulties range from Jane's apathy to being placed on the marriage block, the determined efforts of Sheila's cousin, Mabel Claremont, (Angela Lansbury) to win wealthy David Fenner (Peter Myers) for her debutante daughter Clarissa (Diane Clare), and Jane's attraction to David Parkson (John Saxon), an American drummer who plays in the orchestra at the coming-out balls.

  1. William Douglas-Home

    Screenplay

  2. Vincente Minnelli

    Director

  3. Julius J. Epstein

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Rex Harrison

    Rex Harrison

    Jimmy Broadbent

  2. Kay Kendall

    Kay Kendall

    Sheila Broadbent

  3. Sandra Dee

    Sandra Dee

    Jane

  4. John Saxon

    John Saxon

    David

  5. Angela Lansbury

    Angela Lansbury

    Mabel Claremont

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The Reluctant Debutante
The Reluctant Debutante

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Status Released

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  • January 1, 1958
    Theatrical

Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 34m

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