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The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 10 September 1945 (Sweden)
A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of ... See full summary »

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A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of loneliness than love. The romantic spirit of the cottage, however, overtakes them. They soon begin to look beautiful to each other, but no one else. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Mit den Augen der Liebe  »

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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 3, 1945 with Robert Young and Dorothy McGuire reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

When Oliver's parents are sitting w/John; the chairs change back-&-forth between each shot. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Abigail Minnett: [as aircraft bombs are heard in the distance] Maybe sooner than you think.
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Referenced in Sanford and Son: The Dowry (1972) See more »

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11 October 1998 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is without a doubt one of my all time favorite films though very few people I know have ever seen it. It is a story of true love as never seen before. If you have never seen it, make a point to do so. If you love romance films, you will love this one.


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