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From This Day Forward (1946)

Approved | | Drama, Romance, War | 2 March 1946 (USA)
Incidents of a marriage are recalled in flashback.

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Bill Cummings
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Hank Beesley (as Henry Morgan)
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Jake Beesley
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Margie Beesley
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Charlie Beesley
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Billy Beesley
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Alice Beesley
Doreen McCann ...
Barbara Beesley
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In flashbacks, the 1938 courtship and marriage of young machinist Bill Cummings and bookstore clerk Susan are recalled: newlywed bliss, unemployment and other tribulations, opportunity with a hidden drawback, war and separation. Now out of the army, Bill job-hunts and worries about the future... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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All Brides Are Beautiful  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Opening credits: The characters and events depicted in this photoplay are fictional. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Quotes

Bill Cummings: You'll make a beautiful bride.
Susan: All brides are beautiful...
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Connections

Referenced in Nocturne (1946) See more »

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FROM THIS DAY FORWARD
Lyrics by Mort Greene
Music by Leigh Harline
Sung by Doreen Tryden (uncredited)
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An effective tear-jerker
7 February 2000 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

OK, Joan Fontaine is no Bronx housewife. But this movie about the post-war travails of a New York City couple is genuinely moving. Mark Stevens comes across well in the lead, and Harry Morgan does nicely in a small role. True, these are probably the only non-ethnic people in the Highbridge section of the Bronx, but that's how it was in those days.


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