6.8/10
728
36 user 11 critic

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.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Locket (1946)
Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Just before a wedding, the bridegroom hears a complex tale painting his lovely bride as devilish and unbalanced.

Director: John Brahm
Stars: Laraine Day, Robert Mitchum, Brian Aherne
Undercurrent (1946)
Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Middle-aged bride Ann Hamilton soon begins to suspect that her charming husband is really a psychotic who plans to murder her.

Director: Vincente Minnelli
Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Robert Taylor, Robert Mitchum
Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

David Harvey is a widower with a young son, Davey. They live on an isolated Ohio farm during the pioneer days. He wants his son to be raised in the manner his wife would have wanted - with ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Foster
Stars: Loretta Young, William Holden, Robert Mitchum
Certificate: Passed Action | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Unemployed cowhand Jim Garry is hired by his dishonest friend Tate Riling as muscle in a dispute between homesteaders and cattleman John Lufton.

Director: Robert Wise
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robert Preston
The Big Steal (1949)
Crime | Film-Noir | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An army lieutenant accused of robbery pursues the real thief on a frantic chase through Mexico aided by the thief's fiancee.

Director: Don Siegel
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, William Bendix
The Racket (1951)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The big national crime syndicate has moved into town, partnering up with local crime boss Nick Scanlon. There are only two problems: First, Nick is the violent type, preferring to do things... See full summary »

Directors: John Cromwell, Mel Ferrer, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Lizabeth Scott, Robert Ryan
Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young doctor falls in love with a disturbed young woman, becomes involved in the death of her husband, and has to flee with her to the Mexican border.

Director: John Farrow
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Claude Rains, Faith Domergue
Macao (1952)
Certificate: Passed Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Nick Cochran, an American in exile in Macao, has a chance to restore his name by helping capture an international crime lord. Undercover, can he mislead the bad guys and still woo the handsome singer/petty crook, Julie Benson?

Directors: Josef von Sternberg, Nicholas Ray
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jane Russell, William Bendix
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The Christmas-season romance of a young widow and a sales clerk who (thanks to her) is unemployed.

Director: Don Hartman
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey
The Lusty Men (1952)
Action | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

When he sustains a rodeo injury, star rider Jeff McCloud returns to his hometown after many years of absence. He signs on as a hired hand with a local ranch, where he befriends fellow ranch... See full summary »

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Robert Parrish
Stars: Susan Hayward, Robert Mitchum, Arthur Kennedy
Desire Me (1947)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Shortly after WWII, flashbacks tell the story of Marise, her husband Paul, and Jean, who was imprisoned with Paul in a German camp. While attempting to escape from the camp Paul is shot, ... See full summary »

Directors: Jack Conway, George Cukor, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Greer Garson, Robert Mitchum, Richard Hart
Nocturne (1946)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

In 1940s Los Angeles, when womanizing composer Keith Vincent is found dead, the inquest concludes it was a suicide but police detective Joe Warne isn't so sure.

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: George Raft, Lynn Bari, Virginia Huston
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
William Tabeshaw
...
Perry Kincheloe
Tom Tully ...
C.W. Harper
William Gargan ...
Sgt. Gunny Watrous
Jean Porter ...
Helen Ingersoll
Johnny Sands ...
Tommy
Loren Tindall ...
Pinky
Ruth Nelson ...
Amy Harper
Selena Royle ...
Mrs. Kincheloe
Harry von Zell ...
Scuffy (as Harry Von Zell)
Richard Benedict ...
The Boy From Idaho
Edit

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Here is the "at home" story of your fighting men ... and the loves that spur them on ! See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1946 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

The Dream of Home  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 6, 1947 with Robert Mitchum reprising his film role. See more »

Quotes

Cliff Harper: You look awful!
William Tabeshaw: You look cute...
Cliff Harper: Come on in the house and we'll have a beer!
See more »

Connections

Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

(I Got Spurs) Jingle Jangle Jingle
(uncredited)
Music by Joseph J. Lilley
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Sung by Robert Mitchum while walking to Guy Madison's home.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Time Capsule Movie
5 June 2004 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This takes one back to the end of WWII when GIs were being released from service and coming home to dubious situations.

Confused, disoriented, and restive, these ex-service men were suddenly thrust into lifestyles for which they were unprepared. From holding a bayoneted rifle to pushing a pencil, the transition was abrupt and strange.

Many drifted into and out of relationships, while others took to the bottle as a form of escape. "Till the End of Time" dramatizes a few of these plights with some interest.

Cast in the lead role was Guy Madison, newly "discovered" by Henry Willson and David O. Selznick for a snippet but memorable scene in "Since You Went Away" (and shot quickly while Madison was on navy leave). After being mustered out of the service a couple of years later, Hollywood was eagerly waiting to cast him in what really amounted to his first feature (barring the earlier "cameo"). Unfortunately it was a starring role.

That was a pity, for the young "find" needed small vehicles in which to mature and grow in the profession. That he comes off as well as he does here is commendable, yet it does him a great disservice. Guy's reedy, inconsistent, and even amateurish looking--qualities that would have been honed and polished, had he the sensitive career management other similar "discoveries" were afforded.

Having his greatest weaknesses so exposed in a lead part, Madison was "written off" for other starring roles, and pushed into routine westerns--where he more or less remained for the rest of his career. However, his appearance in some seven dozen radio, television and movie parts ain't especially hay. And while he may not have been considered the greatest actor, he did make an honest living that put food on the table for the rest of his life.

His costars here are the excellent Robert Mitchum and Dorothy McGuire, and they certainly help bolster the proceedings. All in all, "Till the End of Time" is an interesting drama, and Guy Madison's most notable vehicle.

The pop adaptation of Chopin's "Polanaise" played throughout doesn't hurt.




11 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
dvd???? parlb
Mitchum? Darth_Carousel53
Tape it Jillie98
Never mind his acting--look at that FACE! howyoodoon
Discuss Till the End of Time (1946) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?