Get us in your inbox

Penny Serenade

  • Film

Time Out says

This is a classic 'women's picture' in every sense: an emotional/sentimental switchback, nostalgically framed (Dunne, on the point of leaving Grant, reminisces the family-romance narrative to gramophone accompaniment), and a construction of the 'ideal' woman (fulfilled in motherhood, naturally) so upfront as to be almost disarming - though not, as in similar work by Douglas Sirk, pushed quite so far that it might be construed as being critical. Either with it or at it, or more likely both, you'll weep.
Written by PT

Release Details

  • Duration:125 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:George Stevens
  • Screenwriter:Morrie Ryskind
  • Cast:
    • Irene Dunne
    • Cary Grant
    • Edgar Buchanan
    • Beulah Bondi
    • Ann Doran
You may also like
You may also like