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The written foreword to the film states: "If this story were true (which it isn't)-And these events were real (which they aren't)-It would have all started back in those early twenties-when stocks were up-skirts were down and a girl's best friend was her mother's bootlegger." This film was a sequel to the 1944 Paramount film Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (see below), and follows the youthful lives of actress Cornelia Otis Skinner and writer Emily Kimbrough. The 1944 film was based on Skinner and Kimbrough's autobiographical book of the same title. Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, James Brown and Bill Edwards recreated their roles from the earlier film. According to a January 25, 1945 Hollywood Reporter news item, Skinner and Kimbrough took legal action against Paramount to prevent a sequel. A judge ruled in favor of the studio. A pre-production news item lists Jean Heather, Nancy Porter, Gloria Saunders and Kay Scott in the cast, but their participation in the released film has not been confirmed.