Close to My Heart

Close to My Heart

Ray Milland
Director: William Keighley Cast: Ray Milland
Ray Milland
, Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney
, Fay Bainter
Fay Bainter
William Keighley

DVD (B&W / Full Frame)

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Paramount's Ray Milland and 20th Century-Fox's Gene Tierney star in Warner Bros.' Close to My Heart. The stars play, respectively, journalist Brad Sheridan and his wife Midge. Unable to have children of her own, Midge opts for adoption, thereby subjecting her husband and herself to the very exacting requirements of adoption agencies. Upon learning of an abandoned child left at a police station, Midge determines to claim the baby for her own, but Brad refuses to go along with his wife's plans until he can find out something more about the child's parents. Brad's feverish above-and-beyond search for the facts make him a highly unreliable adoption risk--but there's still hope for a happy ending. Ironically, star Gene Tierney was still trying to cope with the personal tragedy of giving birth to a severely retarded daughter while filming Close to My Heart.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/23/2009
UPC: 0883316125953
Original Release: 1951
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [B&W, Full Frame]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 34,967

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ray Milland Brad Sheridan
Gene Tierney Midge Sheridan
Fay Bainter Mrs. Morrow
Howard St. John E.O. Frost
Mary Beth Hughes Arlene
Ann Morrison Mrs. Barker
James Seay Evarts Heilner
Baby John Winslow Himself
Eddie Marr Taxi Driver Dunne
John Alvin Haggard Man
Rodney Bell Young Father
Nan Boardman Woman Patient
Louis Jean Heydt Mr. Duncan
Ralph Byrd Charlie
Elizabeth Flournoy Receptionist
Fred Graham Guard
Lois Hall Young Mother
Lee Prather Farmer
Gertrude W. Hoffman Mrs. Madison

Technical Credits
William Keighley Director,Screenwriter
Gordon Bau Makeup
Robert Burks Cinematographer
Leslie G. Hewitt Sound/Sound Designer
William Jacobs Producer
Clarence Kolster Editor
William L. Kuehl Set Decoration/Design
Leo K. Kuter Art Director
Max Steiner Score Composer
James R. Webb Screenwriter

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