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Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (1944)

 -  Drama | War  -  8 December 1944 (USA)
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A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite ... See full summary »

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John Hodiak ...
Sgt. Eric Moore
Charles Winninger ...
Dudley 'Granfeathers' Osborne
Anne Revere ...
Agatha Butterfield
Connie Marshall ...
Mary Osborne
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Mr. York
Robert Bailey ...
Kenneth Normand
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Jeep Osborne
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Mrs. Helen Dobson
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A poor family in Florida saves all the money they can in order to plan something special for the soldier they've invited to Sunday dinner. They don't realize that their request to invite the soldier never got mailed. On the day of the scheduled dinner, another soldier is brought to their home and love soon blossoms between him and Tessa, the young woman who runs the home. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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florida | home front

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Drama | War

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8 December 1944 (USA)  »

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Der Sonntagsgast  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on Februray 19, 1945 with John Hodiak, Anne Baxter, Charles Winninger reprising their film roles. See more »

Soundtracks

Sobre las olas (Over the Waves)
(uncredited)
Music by Juventino Rosas
Played during the scene at the photographer's studio
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Excellent WW2 Propaganda Film
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Made use of the emotions of the citizens during the war on the homefront. I did love the movie and have found that is no where to be purchased. One may find it on cable TV. I saw it four years ago on American Movie Classics. Anne Baxter is a very attractive young woman in her role. One can easily fall for her in this film.


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