Hard, Fast and Beautiful (Mother of a Champion)
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Hard, Fast and Beautiful (Mother of a Champion)
Ida Lupino, one of the few major Hollywood actresses to move from the sound stage to the director's chair in the 1940s and 1950s, helmed this story about a mother's obsessive drive to see her daughter succeed. Florence Farley (Sally Forrest) is a young woman with a tremendous gift as a tennis player, and her mother Milly (Claire Trevor) is determined to see Florence make the most of her talents. However, Milly's greatest concern isn't with her daughter's happiness or well-being, but with her own financial success, and when Milly begins interfering with Florence's… More

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"... trite and predictable."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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