The Farmer's Daughter

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The Farmer's Daughter ★★★ 1947

Young portrays Katrin Holmstrom, a Swedish farm girl who becomes a maid to Congressman Cotten and winds up running for office herself (not neglecting to find romance as well). The outspoken and multitalented character charmed audiences and was the basis of a TV series in the 1960s. 97m/B VHS . Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Charles Bickford, Harry Davenport, Lex Barker, James Arness, Rose Hobart; D: H.C. Potter; C: Milton Krasner. Oscars '47: Actress (Young).