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Peter Ibbetson (1935)

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Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love ... See full summary »

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Ann Harding ...
Mary, Duchess of Towers
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The Duke of Towers
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Agnes
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Colonel Forsythe
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Mimsey - Mary Age 6
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Gogo - Peter Age 8
Doris Lloyd ...
Mrs. Dorian
Gilbert Emery ...
Wilkins
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Mr. Slade
Christian Rub ...
Major Duquesnois
Elsa Buchanan ...
Madame Pasquier
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bodil Rosing ...
Undetermined Supporting Role (scenes deleted)
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Architect Peter Ibbetson is hired by the Duke of Towers to design a building for him. Ibbetson discovers that the Duchess of Towers, Mary, is his now-grown childhood sweetheart. Their love revives, but Peter is sentenced to life in prison for an accidental killing. Mary comes to him in dreams and they are able to live out their romance in a dream world. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Love...born in the simple hearts of children...loving gloriously...triumphant through the years! See more »

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Release Date:

7 November 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sueño de amor eterno  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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In the film's first scene, as Gogo is leaving his mother's bedroom he passes a mirror in which the reflection of a crew member is briefly visible. See more »

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Edited into Visions of Light (1992) See more »

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30 March 2006 | by (England) – See all my reviews

This film is one of five on The Gary Cooper Collection,they are all good films,and this one is my personal favourite of them.Its beautifully acted and deeply emotional,its a very well written story that is like no other story that i know of,especially from 1935.It may have been a little bit ambitious when it was released back then,as it was the depression era,and not much use to an audience who must have been feeling very low in spirits and full of worries,and weren't prepared for escapism.If the film had been made over a decade later the audience would have appreciated it more.But then many great classics were big flops in their day,Its a wonderful life was one,and thats hard to believe now isn't it,when its now the biggest Xmas selling film of all time.It would be nice to see this film have more recognition,i hope its time will come one day.


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