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The Reluctant Debutante (1958)

01/01/1958 (US) ComedyRomance 1h 34m

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Jimmy and Sheila Broadbent, welcome to London Jimmy's 17-year-old daughter, Jane. 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, to win wealthy David Fenner for her debutante daughter Clarissa, and Jane's attraction to David Parkson, an American drummer who plays in the orchestra at the coming-out balls.

  1. Vincente Minnelli


  2. Julius J. Epstein


  3. William Douglas-Home


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  1. Rex Harrison

    Rex Harrison

    Jimmy Broadbent

  2. Kay Kendall

    Kay Kendall

    Sheila Broadbent

  3. John Saxon

    John Saxon

    David Parkson

  4. Sandra Dee

    Sandra Dee

    Jane Broadbent

  5. Angela Lansbury

    Angela Lansbury

    Mabel Claremont

  6. Peter Myers

    David Fenner

  7. Diane Clare

    Diane Clare

    Clarissa Claremont

  8. Sheila Raynor

    Sheila Raynor

    Broadbents' Maid (uncredited)

  9. Ambrosine Phillpotts

    Ambrosine Phillpotts

    Miss Grey (uncredited)

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The Reluctant Debutante
The Reluctant Debutante

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Original Language English

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