Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington DC after 18 years in Europe. A Romanian Count living there discovers Kurt's attache case full of money. He also finds out from friends at the German Embassy that Kurt is working with an anti-Nazi underground group in Germany. He tries to blackmail Kurt. Kurt shoots him and must flee. When Sara hears no more of Kurt, she knows that her oldest son Joshua will soon leave to work in the underground. Written by
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On her lonesome lips a smile.
Did You Know?
Pre-production on the film had to be halted whilst writer Dashiell Hammett
recovered from a bad back. By the time he was able to resume work some months later, the production of Now, Voyager
(1942) had concluded and Bette Davis
was now available. See more
At 43:31, Sara's hand on David's arm changes position. See more
We've been shaken out of the magnolias.
America, My Country 'Tis of Thee
Music attributed to Henry Carey
("God Save the King!") (1744)
Played often in the score See more