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Another Dawn (1937)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 26 June 1937 (USA)
Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but ... See full summary »

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Col John Wister
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Grace Roark
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Wilkins - Wister's Orderly
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Lord Alden (as G.P. Huntley Jr.)
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Richard Powell ...
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Sir Chas. Benton
Mary Forbes ...
Mrs. Lydia Benton
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Mrs. Farnold
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Sheik Achaben (scenes deleted)
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Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but believes herself incapable of love following the death of her fiancé; some time before. Wister convinces her that he loves her enough to live without her romantic love and that she should marry him. She does so and returns to Dubik with him. There she meets his adjutant, Captain Denny Roark. Roark is a dashing young man who reminds Julia thoroughly of her lost love. Soon she finds she is indeed capable of love, but it is Roark with whom she falls in love, not her husband. As warfare with the local tribes heats up and as Wister gains awareness of the unconsummated romance growing between his wife and best friend, tragedy lurks. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Erich Wolfgang Korngold composed a title song for the film, with lyrics by Al Dubin, to be sung during the party scene, attended by Errol Flynn and Kay Francis. This was dropped but the music of the song is heard in an instrumental version. See more »

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Julia Ashton Wister: We can't be blamed for what we want, only for what we do.
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A hidden treasure love story
19 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie solely because Errol Flynn was in it. My all time favorite. However I was serendipitously introduced to Kay Francis, one of Hollywood's great female stars. She has since become one of my most adored actresses from a bygone era of great female actresses. Why movie land has not highlighted this movie and these two great film stars together is a mystery to me. Further, it would have been refreshing to see them together on other projects. This movie tugged at my heart as I watched it very late one night. My teenage children thought it was mushy. They were probably on target since they don't get a chance to see REAL acting like this, but rather a lot of sex scenes and nudity. To all E.F. or K.F. aficionado's, rent it, copy it, see it. You'll be glad you did.


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