Forever Female

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Forever Female ★★★ 1953

Bright comedy about show business, egos, and love. Holden is a young playwright whose first play is accepted by stage producer Douglas on the condition that the lead role, featuring a 19-year-old heroine, be rewritten for his ex-wife Rogers. She's an aging leading lady smitten by Holden's charms—as is the ingenue Crowley, who would be perfect for the role as written. Complications and manipulations abound as the play makes its way to production. Adaptation of the Sir James Barrie play “Rosalind.” 93m/B VHS . Ginger Rogers, William Holden, Paul Douglas, Pat(ricia) Crowley, James Gleason, Jesse White, George Reeves, Marjorie Rambeau, King Donovan, Vic Perrin, Marion Ross; D: Irving Rapper; W: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein.