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Dear Ruth (1947) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by William D. Russell and produced by Paul Jones.

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William Holden in "Dear Ruth" ( 1947 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 17, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

When most people think of William Holden and the parts he played, they think of gritty characters such as Sheers ( The Bridge on the River Kwai ) and Pike Bishop ( The Wild Bunch ), or military men like Major Ferris ( The 7th Dawn ) and Lt. Col. Black ( The Proud and the Profane ), or even perhaps b... Read full article


William Holden in "Dear Ruth" ( 1947 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 17, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

When most people think of William Holden and the parts he played, they think of gritty characters such as Sheers ( The Bridge on the River Kwai ) and Pike Bishop ( The Wild Bunch ), or military men like Major Ferris ( The 7th Dawn ) and Lt. Col. Black ( The Proud and the Profane ), or even perhaps b... Read full article


William Holden in "Dear Ruth" ( 1947 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Apr 17, 2016 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

When most people think of William Holden and the parts he played, they think of gritty characters such as Sheers ( The Bridge on the River Kwai ) and Pike Bishop ( The Wild Bunch ), or military men like Major Ferris ( The 7th Dawn ) and Lt. Col. Black ( The Proud and the Profane ), or even perhaps b... Read full article


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Judge Wilkins: I'm a traffic judge. Let the Supreme Court give blood!


Miriam Wilkins: [on phone] I'll talk to you later. A prominent member of the last generation just walked in.


Judge Wilkins: I hope the young fellow that gets my blood doesn't need it too badly, because I have no confidence in it.


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 26, 1948 with Joan Caufield and William Holden reprising their film roles.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
Although it is thought by some that J.D. Salinger got the name for his hero Holden Caulfield in "The Catcher in the Rye" when he saw a marquee for Dear Ruth, starring 'William Holden' and Joan Caulfield, Salinger's first Holden Caulfield story, "I'm Crazy," appeared in Collier's on December 22, 1945, a year and a half before this movie came out.
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