The Weaker Sex

  • 1948
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, War

The title is ironic and applies to the life of a housewife on the eve of D-Day. Jeans is the widowed housewife who provides lodging for a pair of navy men while her two daughters lend a hand as Wrens and her son is at war. She and one daughter get involved with the sailors and marry them. D-Day arrives, the war is soon over, and the son comes home, with...read more

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The title is ironic and applies to the life of a housewife on the eve of D-Day. Jeans is the widowed housewife who provides lodging for a pair of navy men while her two daughters lend a hand as Wrens and her son is at war. She and one daughter get involved with the sailors and marry them.

D-Day arrives, the war is soon over, and the son comes home, with everyone ostensibly facing the horrible fact that a third world war is a distinct possibility. The picture lacks action but makes up for it in its good characterizations and obvious sincerity.

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  • Review: The title is ironic and applies to the life of a housewife on the eve of D-Day. Jeans is the widowed housewife who provides lodging for a pair of navy men while her two daughters lend a hand as Wrens and her son is at war. She and one daughter get involved… (more)

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