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Lilac Time (1928)

 -  Drama | Romance | War  -  18 October 1928 (USA)
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All of those handsome young men in their flying machines are billeted in a field next to the Widow Berthelot's farmhouse in France. Her daughter Jeannine is curious about the young men ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jeannine Berthelot
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Capt. Philip Blythe
Burr McIntosh ...
Gen. Blythe
George Cooper ...
Mechanic's Helper
Cleve Moore ...
Capt. Russell (flight commander)
Kathryn McGuire ...
Lady Iris Rankin
Eugenie Besserer ...
Madame Berthelot
Emile Chautard ...
The Mayor
Jack Stoney ...
The Kid
Edward Dillon ...
Dick Grace ...
Aviator
Stuart Knox ...
Aviator
Harlan Hilton ...
Aviator
Richard Jarvis ...
Aviator
Jack Ponder ...
Aviator
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All of those handsome young men in their flying machines are billeted in a field next to the Widow Berthelot's farmhouse in France. Her daughter Jeannine is curious about the young men fighting for England in World War I and their airplanes. Then one of the aviators is killed. His replacement is Captain Philip Blythe who can't help but notice Jeannine. When he lands the first time, she is standing in the middle of his "runway." She makes a more favorable impression when he sees her later by the lilacs. When all of the young men depart on a mission, Blythe promises to return. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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TREMENDOUS SPECTACLE, when scores of fighting airplanes come to death grips in the skies...STIRRING ROMANCE in the glorious love of a maid of Normandy for a daredevil flier who goes up on his last trip in the face of new found love. See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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18 October 1928 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lilac Time  »

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1.37 : 1
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To enhance the viewing experience, a Boston theater put oil of lilac in the ventilation system during the showing of this film in 1929. See more »

Connections

Featured in Hollywood: Hazard of the Game (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Jeannine, I Dream of Lilac Time
(uncredited)
Music by Nathaniel Shilkret
Lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert
Performed by John McCormack
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A perfect love story.
3 March 1999 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

How great can a film be? This is one of the answers to that. Sweet Colleen Moore and Gary Cooper are a perfect couple, and Lilac Time a perfect love story. Forget Titanic! Bring a handkerchief when you see this.


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