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Sunday Dinner for a Soldier (1944)

Unrated | | Drama, War | 8 December 1944 (USA)
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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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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"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 »

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Indiana
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Music by James F. Hanley
Lyrics by Ballard MacDonald
Sung around the campfire and on the bus
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Desperately needs DVD release!
10 December 2001 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This should be out on Criterion DVD, and sadly, it has never even been released on ANY format. Unless you are lucky enough to catch it on AMC, you won't see it. Which is sad. The only thing I can add to what has already been said here in other comments and in the summary is that it is easily one of the 100 best movies of all time, and a MUST if you are a fan of this era!!!!!!


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