For the Love of Mary

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For the Love of Mary ★★½ 1948

Durbin retired after this fluff romantic comedy (with some musical numbers) in which she played White House switchboard operator Mary Peppertree. Mary has three potential suitors and juggling her romances causes job-related problems. Includes a second ending and song, which runs an additional eight minutes. ♫Moon-light Bay; Let Me Call You Sweetheart; I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen; On the Wings of a Song; Largo al Factotum. 91m/ B VHS . Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Don Taylor, Jeffrey Lynn, Harry Davenport, Ray Collins, Hugo Haas; D: Fred de Cordova; W: Oscar Brodney; C: William H. Daniels.