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61 Ratings

Bachelor Mother

Directed by Garson Kanin
United States, 1939
Comedy, Romance


Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin’s Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly’s unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes determined to keep the single woman and “her” baby together.

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Bachelor Mother Directed by Garson Kanin

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1940 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Story

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