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Bachelor Mother (1939)

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82 min | Comedy, Romance

An unemployed woman discovers an abandoned baby on the steps of an orphanage, and accepts an offer to take responsibility for the child in return for a job.
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Writers
Norman Krasna (screen play) | Felix Jackson (story)
Producer
Buddy G. DeSylva (as B.G. DeSylva)
Composer
Roy Webb (musical score)
Cinematographer
Robert De Grasse (photographed by) (as Robert de Grasse)
Editors
Henry Berman (edited by) | Robert Wise (edited by)
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$4,149
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Release date
Aug 4, 1939 (United States)

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61 cast members
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Ginger Rogers
Polly Parrish Polly Parrish   See fewer
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David Niven
David Merlin David Merlin   See fewer
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Charles Coburn
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Frank Albertson
Freddie Miller Freddie Miller   See fewer
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E.E. Clive
Merlin's Butler Merlin's Butler   See fewer
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Elbert Coplen Jr.
Johnnie - the Baby Johnnie - the Baby   See fewer
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Ferike Boros
Mrs. Weiss - the Landlady Mrs. Weiss - the Landlady   See fewer
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Ernest Truex
Orphanage Investigator Orphanage Investigator   See fewer
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Leonard Penn
Jerome Weiss Jerome Weiss   See fewer
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Paul Stanton
Hargraves Hargraves   See fewer
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Frank M. Thomas
Orphanage Doctor Orphanage Doctor   See fewer
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Edna Holland
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June Wilkins
Louise King Louise King   See fewer
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Donald Duck
Donald Duck Donald Duck   See fewer
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Clarence Nash
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Dorothy Adams
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Murray Alper
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Irving Bacon
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Joseph E. Bernard
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James Carlisle
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Steve Carruthers
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Frederick Chapin
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Jack Chefe
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Dan Clark
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Frank Corcasi
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Roger Hunt
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Dorothy Panter
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Jane Woodworth
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7.6 / 10 | 3,253 votes