My Own True Love


  • Written for Paramount Pictures, 1949 film, Dear Wife. Directed by Richard Haydn, starring William Holden, Joan Caulfield, Billy De Wolfe, Mona Freeman and Edward Arnold.
  • Teenaged Miriam starts a political campaign to nominate Bill Seacroft, her brother-in-law, for state senator in opposition to the local political machine. Unknown to Miriam, said machine nominates her father, Judge Wilkins. As support grows for Bill, the presence of rival candidates under one roof poses problems, especially for Ruth, wife to Bill and daughter of the judge.
  • Taglines: We've Gotta Tell The Truth... It's MORE FUN than "DEAR RUTH".

Recording History
Cast from soundtrack, My Own True Love (soundtrack), 1948
Vic Damone, My Own True Love / In the Marketplace of Old Monterey, Mercury Records, 5207
Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra, RCA Victor
Joanne Wheatley and The Pennsylvanians on The Fred Waring NBC Radio Show
Margaret Whiting, 1962