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Always Goodbye (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 July 1938 (USA)
A woman must decide between two men - one she loves, the other she admires and respects.

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A woman must decide between two men - one she loves, the other she admires and respects.

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A WOMAN IN LOVE . . . and her valiant struggle to win the happiness that is her woman's right . . . knowing she must choose forever between the man of her heart and the son she can never claim for her own! Drama fired with inspired performances . . . and the star of "Stella Dallas" at her greatest !

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Adieu pour toujours  »

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Count Giovanni 'Gino' Corini: You are the most feminine, the most mysterious, the most beautiful woman I have ever seen. I am in love with you. I fell in love with you at first sight - madly in love.
Margot Weston: That's very flattering but I'm busy.
Count Giovanni 'Gino' Corini: Oh that is nothing; I will wait. I will love you when you are not busy.
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Average Romance Movie
8 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

Really enjoy Barbara Stanwyck and will watch any movie she's in. She can shore up even the most humdrum potboiler with her acting talent and make any picture better. Her mettle was tested in "Always Goodbye", a picture with nothing new to add to the romance genre, and she did the best she could. Alas, she was done in by a flat script and uninspired dialogue and despite an excellent support cast, featuring Herbert Marshall, Ian Hunter, Caesar Romero and Lynn Bari, among others. I'm not sure anything short of a rewrite could save this rehash of many other similarly themed pictures.

This picture was shown in error at Film Forum in NYC; The 1931 film with the same name was supposed to be shown but somehow this was substituted. Right now I would rather have seen the older one. Sight unseen, I'll bet it was better than this plodding trudge through the landscape.


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