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Till the End of Time (1946)

Approved | | Drama, Romance, War | 1946 (UK)
Drama about former WW2 soldiers readjusting to civilian life and dealing with their mental and physical traumas.

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William Tabeshaw
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Perry Kincheloe
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C.W. Harper
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Sgt. Gunny Watrous
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Helen Ingersoll
Johnny Sands ...
Tommy
Loren Tindall ...
Pinky
Ruth Nelson ...
Amy Harper
Selena Royle ...
Mrs. Kincheloe
Harry von Zell ...
Scuffy (as Harry Von Zell)
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Storyline

Three former marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. Perry can't deal with the loss of the use of his legs. William is in trouble with bad debts. And Cliff can't decide what he wants to do with his life, although he gets encouragement from war widow Pat Ruscomb. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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BACK ... at last ... eager to get their arms around a girl ! See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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The Dream of Home  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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

Pat Ruscomb: What did you want to see me about?
Cliff Harper: I could say it all in a minute.
Pat Ruscomb: Right - I'll time you.
Cliff Harper: You're a tramp.
Pat Ruscomb: That leaves you just 40 seconds.
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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Till the End of Time
by Buddy Kaye and Ted Mossman, based on Chopin's "Polonaise"
Music by Frédéric Chopin (uncredited)
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Good soap opera.
6 February 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I picked this up for $5 at a sale just because it had Robert Mitchum's name on the credits. Mitchum's role is secondary but I found I enjoyed the movie rather more than I thought I would.

I understand it was released the same year as THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES and was rather over shadowed by that more expensive production.

The theme is dated, servicemen adjusting to civilian life after WW2, it is basically a soap opera but it very well handled by director Edward Dmytryk. Chopin's music is cleverly interwoven throughout, as background music, as a popular song with lyrics added heard over the radio and even jazzed up in a barroom sequence.

Performances are good. Guy Madison is no great shakes as an actor but he looks the part, give an honest performance and doesn't bump into the furniture. Dorothy Mcguire has always been a favorite of mine. Usually she played dowdy housewives but she had a neat figure and to me she had a down to earth sex appeal.

Well worth seeing.


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