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The Very Thought of You (1944)

Army sergeants Dave and "Fixit" spend a three-day pass in Pasadena, where they meet Janet and Cora, two young women who work in a parachute factory.

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Sgt. David Stewart
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Janet Wheeler
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Sgt. 'Fixit' Gilman
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Cora 'Cuddles' Colton
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Mrs. Harriet Wheeler
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Pop Wheeler
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Fred
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Molly Wheeler
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Cal Wheeler
Marianne O'Brien ...
Bernice
Georgia Lee Settle ...
Ellie Wheeler
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Soda Jerk (as Dick Erdman)
Francis Pierlot ...
Minister Raymond Houck
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Army sergeants Dave and "Fixit" spend a three-day pass in Pasadena, where they meet Janet and Cora, two young women who work in a parachute factory.

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20 October 1944 (USA)  »

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Espero Por Ti  »

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Eleanor Parker replaced Ida Lupino. See more »

Goofs

During the outdoor scenes involving the rental car, there is a brief instance of the reflection of an elderly crew member being seen, perfectly centered, in one of the car's mirrors. See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus
(uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
Played during the wedding ceremony
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Romance, the way it should be ...
15 May 2003 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This movie, made during the war, shows the other side of the coin from soldiers shooting things up and being heros. Our heros are passing through Pasadena heading from one theater to another.

I was hooked from the opening of this movie, and almost missed an appointment to see the ending. The plot is predictable, but that's the whole point. Our boys were still fighting the war when this film was made, and it had a message for both the soldiers, and the women they left behind. The dysfunctional family is well portrayed, and the actors are all belivable. Small slices of small town life are peppered into the action, and the theme is that love prevails.

I was surprised that the younger sister Ellie never went on to any other acting, she was funny, smart, and cute as a button.

Make sure you bring a hankie, and watch it with someone you love. You'll thank me later.


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