The Gift of Love Poster

Release Date: 1958

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
Julie (Lauren Bacall) is the caring wife of Bill (Robert Stack), a busy scientist. When Julie finds out she has a heart problem, and believes she will soon die, she adopts a child named Hitty (Evelyn Rudie) to save her husband from despair. However, after her death, his grief is so great that he cannot bear the joyfulness of the young girl. Before long, Hitty runs off in search of her missing mother. Only then does Bill realize the wisdom of his wife's gift.

Cast: Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Evelyn Rudie, Lorne Greene, Anne Seymour, Edward Platt, Joseph Kearns

Director: Jean Negulesco

Genres: Drama

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Brooding, 1950s, House, Love, Emotional, Transformation