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Kitty Foyle

(PG) Wed­nes­day, 1.35am, ABC1

(M) Satur­day, 9pm, Seven (Not VIC, Tas or SA)

(G) Sun­day, 10.30am, Gem (Not WA)

King Kong

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

Kitty Foyle

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