Cinema, Also Showing Dec. 19, 1949

Holiday Affair (RKO Radio) is an unlikely but likable little romantic comedy adroitly warmed with Christmas sentiment. It confronts a confused young war widow (Janet Leigh), working as a department store comparison shopper in the holiday rush, with a choice of two suitors: a safe & sound lawyer (Wendell Corey) who has wooed her for two years, and a happy-go-lucky toy clerk (Robert Mitchum) who tries to win her in a week.

No moviegoer above the age of twelve should fail to spot the victor from the first reel, but both suitors are written...

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