According to gossip columnist Hedda Hopper, who reported in December 1947, “…Of all the promising youngsters in our town, I predict the brightest future for Ann. She’s got it. In Mildred Pierce, she stole many scenes from the star.”
TCM resisted the temptation to put this film-noir view of mother-daughter love on Mother's Day this year, but we see it's on the schedule for today.
Have a look here at Ann Blyth's Oscar-nominated role in Mildred Pierce at this post on my Another Old Movie Blog. For more on the movie, and her career, have a look at my book on Ann's career -- Ann Blyth: Actress. Singer. Star.
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