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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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Release Date:

10 September 1945 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Mit den Augen der Liebe  »

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(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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In 1973 it was announced that a remake would be made. According to Young the setting would be updated and Dorothy McGuire and he would be playing the parts of the housekeeper and blind pianist originally played by Mildred Natwick and Herbert Marshall. The idea fell through after McGuire watched a screening of the original at Young's invitation at the actor's home. She said that the film belonged to another period and that she did not want to go backward. See more »


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


Mrs. Abigail Minnett: Do you know what loneliness is, real loneliness?
Laura Pennington: [Heavy with sadness] Yes.
Mrs. Abigail Minnett: I thought you would.
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Version of The Enchanted Cottage (1924) 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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