Free to air
(PG) Wednesday, 1.35am, ABC1
(M) Saturday, 9pm, Seven (Not VIC, Tas or SA)
(G) Sunday, 10.30am, Gem (Not WA)
The Winslow Boy
IT was one of Hollywood’s first feminist films and a starring vehicle for Ginger Rogers, proving she could be something more than a loyal dancing partner for Fred Astaire. Against stiff competition from Bette Davis and Katharine Hepburn, Rogers won an Oscar for her role in (Wednesday, 1.35am, ABC1), the story of a working-class girl torn between two men — a struggling young doctor (James Craig) and her office boss (Dennis Morgan), a suave businessman and pillar of Philadelphia society.
The film was an unashamed romantic tearjerker that made some telling points about a woman’s place in the world. There’s a rather