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'Til We Meet Again (1940)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 20 April 1940 (USA)
Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joan Ames
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Dan Hardesty
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Steve Burke
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Bonny Coburn
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Comtesse de Bresac
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Rockingham T. Rockingham
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Sir Harold Pinchard
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Dr. Cameron
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Jimmy Coburn
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Ass't. Purser
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Louise
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Mrs. Hester
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Freddy
William Halligan ...
Bartender on Boat
Victor Kilian ...
Herb McGillis
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Dying Joan Ames meets criminal Dan Hardesty on a luxury liner as he is being transported back to America by policeman Steve Burke to face execution. Joan and Dan fall in love, their fates unbeknownst to one another.

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FOUR WEEKS IN WHICH TO LIVE - an eternity in which to die. One of the grandest screen treats.

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Till We Meet Again  »

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Although the character's name has changed, Frank McHugh plays the same part as he had in the original version titled "One Way Passage." See more »

Goofs

The doctor states that Joan Ames has angina pectoris and that nothing can be done for her. In fact, nitroglycerine had been used for the treatment of angina since the 1870s. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #8.3 (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Rhythm of the Waves
(1939) (uncredited)
Written by Sam Koki and Daniel Kalauawa Stewart
Played when Harold asks the bartender about his wallet
Also played when the Countess prepares the pills for Steve
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I waited almost 15 years to see the end of this movie
20 September 2004 | by See all my reviews

my ex was a truck driver. The night that I was watching this movie, he called just as they were arriving in Hawaii. I missed the rest of the movie and was extremely disappointed. I tried to find it again on TV and only once that I know, was it shown. I imagined scenarios for many years trying to figure out what the ending would be. I finally found a company that had access to many film archives and obtained a copy. I've only had it a week and I have already watched it 3 times. The rest of the movie was better than anything that I dreamed up. I liked the twists and turns of the plot and the ending was classic. Of course, you could always imagine that the ending was different, but I think that the way it ended enhanced the love story. True love overcomes all difficulties in the end.


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