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Close to My Heart (1951)

Not Rated
90 min | Drama

Gene Tierney and Ray Milland play the Sheridans, a married couple unable to have a biological child. They visit an adoption agency to make inquiries and start the ball rolling. Then, they learn of a child abandoned at a local police ...See moreGene Tierney and Ray Milland play the Sheridans, a married couple unable to have a biological child. They visit an adoption agency to make inquiries and start the ball rolling. Then, they learn of a child abandoned at a local police station. The loving and very lovely Midge (Tierney) is determined to adopt the young boy, no questions asked; Brad (Milland) insists on learning about the boy's heredity and his parentage. The Sheridans learn the boy's father may be a murderer. Will there be a baby for Midge? (The film is based on a novel by James R. Webb, entitled "A Baby for Midge.") Written by LA-Lawyer See less
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James R. Webb (novel "A Baby for Midge") (screenplay)
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Updated Oct 31, 1951

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Oct 1951 (United States)

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33 cast members
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Ray Milland
Brad Sheridan Brad Sheridan   See fewer
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Gene Tierney
Midge Sheridan Midge Sheridan   See fewer
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Fay Bainter
Mrs. Morrow Mrs. Morrow   See fewer
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Howard St. John
I.O. Frost I.O. Frost   See fewer
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Ann Morrison
Mrs. Barker Mrs. Barker   See fewer
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James Seay
Everett C. Heilner / Edward C. Hewitt Everett C. Heilner / Edward C. Hewitt   See fewer
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Baby John Winslow
Baby Danny (as Baby John) Baby Danny (as Baby John)   See fewer
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Eddie Marr
Taxi Driver Dunne Taxi Driver Dunne   See fewer
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John Alvin
Prospective Adoptive Father (uncredited) Prospective Adoptive Father (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rodney Bell
Young Parent in Car (uncredited) Young Parent in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nan Boardman
Woman Patient (uncredited) Woman Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Byrd
Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Luther Crockett
Prison Warden (uncredited) Prison Warden (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Hudson Finley
Baby in other car (uncredited) Baby in other car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Flournoy
Dr. Williams's Receptionist (uncredited) Dr. Williams's Receptionist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Gordon
Clothing Store Owner (uncredited) Clothing Store Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Graham
Prison Guard (uncredited) Prison Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lois Hall
Young Mother (uncredited) Young Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Jean Heydt
Probation Officer Duncan (uncredited) Probation Officer Duncan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gertrude Hoffman
Mrs. Madison (uncredited) Mrs. Madison (uncredited)   See fewer
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George LaMond
Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Maxwell
Police Chemist (uncredited) Police Chemist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Meredith
Dr. George E. Williamson (uncredited) Dr. George E. Williamson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mower
Court Officer (uncredited) Court Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Prather
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Cab Driver (uncredited) Cab Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kathleen Stendal
Woman Doctor (uncredited) Woman Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forrest Taylor
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Tyler
Train Dispatcher (uncredited) Train Dispatcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Walton
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harlan Warde
Father in Car (uncredited) Father in Car (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert B. Williams
Police Officer Johnson (uncredited) Police Officer Johnson (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 371 votes