Cinema, Also Showing Jan. 6, 1947

The Secret Heart (MGM) offers psychiatry with a dash of Debussy—a mixture that moviegoers go for this season.

Claudette Colbert is a dauntless, stylish, long-suffering widow who has turned her back on love (Walter Pidgeon) in order to raise two stepchildren and pay off her late husband's debts. The stepson (Robert Sterling), just home from the Navy, is a nice, levelheaded boy. But the stepdaughter (June Allyson) is something straight out of Freud. Since no one has ever told her that the adored father who died when she was five was a weakling, a...

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