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Between Two Worlds (1944)

 -  Mystery | Drama | Fantasy  -  20 May 1944 (USA)
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Several recently deceased people awake on a ship bound for the afterlife.

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Several people are killed in a London air raid. They each awake aboard a strange ship which will deliver each of them either to heaven or hell. Their lives and stories are revealed as they individually begin to realize where they are. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Entre Dois Mundos  »

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The play "Outward Bound" opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 7 January 1924 and closed in May 1924 after 144 performances. The opening night cast included Dudley Digges, Leslie Howard, J.M. Kerrigan, Alfred Lunt and Beryl Mercer. There was one Broadway revival in 1938, directed by Otto Preminger. See more »

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Reverend William Duke: Why it's Thompson, Tim Thompson, same as ever!
Reverend Tim Thompson: Looking like a character that stepped out of the middle ages, eh?
Reverend William Duke: Oh yes, Ferguson said that.
Reverend Tim Thompson: And what did you say? Let him go right back there!
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"Another" final voyage.....
9 April 2000 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this movie for decades, but I still remember it well. It has a haunting 'twilight zone' twist to it and is very entertaining. I'm surprised, in this in this 'post Titanic megahit' time, that an ocean liner backdrop to an eerie, romantic story has not been recycled as was 'Death Takes a Holiday'. It might even be re-incarnated as a 'Fantasy Island' type TV series with new passengers every week.

You expect justice and good to win out in movies of this era. It's nice they left enough 'wiggle' room to do the right thing. And I think people take a comfort from a good movie showing us going on after death. It's a trip we all hope to take one day....


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