Deanna Durbin stars as the daughter of Christian Missionaries in war torn China in this moving and intensely dramatic film favourite.
Forced to flee after the Japanese invaders arrive, Ruth Kirke (Deanna Durbin) tries to save as many orphaned Chinese children as she can. She bundles them on board an American steamship bound for San Francisco and its kindly captain agrees to sponsor the children once they land in America.
However, when a Japanese submarine sinks the steamship and the captain is killed, Ruth anther orphans survive only to find their way into America is blocked by US Immigration officials. Now Ruth must use every means at her disposal to help the children to safety and happiness in America including pretending that she and the steamship captain were secretly married...
Featuring Deanna Durbin in one of her most dramatic roles, THE AMAZING MRS HOLLIDAY also includes performances of no less than five musical numbers "Mighty Lak' a Rose", "Lullaby", "Chinese Lullaby", "The Old Refrain" and Puccini's "Vissi d'Arte".