The New Pictures, Nov. 20, 1944

None But the Lonely Heart (RKO-Radio), a story about the bewilderment, hope and sorrow of people in the slums of London's 1930s, is in many respects a most unusual picture.

It got its start toward celluloid when Matinee Idol Gary Grant, a warm admirer of Novelist Richard Llewellyn's works, told RKO's Executive Producer Charles Koerner that he wanted to play the novel's pimply, adolescent, Cockney hero, Ernie Mott. It got a propitious leg-up when young Producer David Hempstead called in Clifford Odets to do the screen play. It got itself and Hollywood a new...

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