Dear HeartDirector: Delbert Mann
In this romantic comedy, a middle-aged postmistress from a small town goes to a post office convention in New York and promptly falls in love with a man who is engaged to another. His fiancee is a widow with a teenage son. The man really wants a family, but he also really wants the postmistress.Trouble ensues while he makes up his mind.
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- Warner Archives
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Cast & Crew
|Glenn Ford||Harry Mork|
|Geraldine Page||Evie Jackson|
|Charles Drake||Frank Taylor|
|Ruth McDevitt||Miss Tait|
|Alice Pearce||Miss Moore|
|Richard Deacon||Mr. Cruikshank|
|Mary Wickes||Miss Fox|
|Ken Lynch||the Masher|
|Howard Bristol||Set Decoration/Design|
|Henry Mancini||Score Composer,Songwriter|
|Joseph C. Wright||Art Director|
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I have watched this movie several times and get a little more each time out of it. It isn't an action packed movie, but is a sweet and heart tugging movie. I Loved Geraldine Page and Glen Ford in the roles they played. They played very real to life people, with real to life situations, at least for that era. I loved the ending...but then, I have always been a sap for happy ending.
Page plays a sweet, but eccentric Post Mistress, thinking that she must resign herself to becoming a spinster...she meets Ford, a good time Charlie out for a little action, but ready to settle down. Page is so wonderful as a sort of good hearted innocent trtying to find the life she wants. Very romantic and sort of sad and sappy, but I loved it and consider it one of my all time favs. I really think the character development is great and the music and story are also interesting. It is a slower moving movie, not much action, but very good content.