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Never Say Goodbye (1946)

Approved | | Comedy | 9 November 1946 (USA)
Phil and Ellen Gayley have been divorced for a year, and their 8-year old daughter, Flip, is very unhappy that her parents are not together. Flip starts a correspondence with a marine, ... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Lucile Watson ...
Mrs. Hamilton
Luigi Restaurateur (as S.Z. 'Cuddles' Sakall)
Cpl. Fenwick 'Wickie' Lonkowski
Rex DeVallon
Nancy Graham
Tom D'Andrea ...
Jack Gordon
Patti Brady ...
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Phil's Bogart impression (voice)


Phil and Ellen Gayley have been divorced for a year, and their 8-year old daughter, Flip, is very unhappy that her parents are not together. Flip starts a correspondence with a marine, sending a picture of her beautiful mother as the author of Flip's flirtatious letters. When the marine shows up to meet his pen pal, Ellen takes the opportunity to make her ex-husband jealous. Written by JeanneArmintrout@juno.com

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Release Date:

9 November 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nunca te alejes de mí  »

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Technical Specs


| (TCM print)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Errol Flynn dons a disguise as Humphrey Bogart, it's Bogart himself who's doing the voice-over. See more »


When Phil is being carried out of room by a large man, the lift is obviously assisted by two wires hanging from ceiling. See more »


Featured in Okay for Sound (1946) See more »


Marine Hymn
Music by Jacques Offenbach from "Geneviève de Brabant"
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Flynn's best comedy
13 February 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Errol Flynn had quite a gift for comedy that was sadly rarely exploited. Given the right material this film demonstrates that he could have happily been quite at home in Cary Grant style, gentle comedies. Out of his various forays into the genre this is certainly the best. Patti Brady gives a fine performance in the child part and Eleanor Parker looks simply stunning throughout the film. An added bonus is the wonderful Hattie McDaniel who is sadly underused in this film- a welcome presence none the less. Flynn carries off his comedic duties with the same easy style that he brought to his swashbuckling roles. The fact that he makes it look like it's easy doesn't mean that it is. A super little family comedy, great for the Christmas period or any other time you feel like being cheered up.

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