The plotIn 1913 Boston, teenager Ruth Gordon Jones (Jean Simmons) wants nothing more than to be a famous actress. Her father, Clinton (Spencer Tracy), who recently lost his job as a sailor and became a factory worker, however expresses his desire that Ruth train to be a teacher. Between managing a blossoming romance with a Harvard student (Anthony Perkins) and trying to get a foothold in the theatrical world, Ruth must convince her family to support her dreams.
Fri Sep 25, 1953
Cast and crew
Ian Wolfe, Anthony Perkins, Teresa Wright, Jean Simmons, Spencer Tracy, Mary Wickes
Arthur Lonergan, Cedric Gibbons