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To Each His Own (1946)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  12 March 1946 (USA)
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An unwed mother, forced to give up her child to avoid scandal, follows her son's life from afar even as she prospers in business.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miss Josephine 'Jody' Norris (as Olivia De Havilland)
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Roland Culver ...
Lord Desham
Phillip Terry ...
Alex Piersen
Bill Goodwin ...
Mac Tilton
Virginia Welles ...
Liz Lorimer
Victoria Horne ...
Nurse Daisy Gingras
Griff Barnett ...
Daniel Norris
Alma Macrorie ...
Belle Ingram
Billy Ward ...
Gregory - Younger (as Bill Ward)
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Willard Robertson ...
Dr. Hunt
Arthur Loft ...
Bernadock Clinton
Virginia Farmer ...
Mrs. Cora Clinton
Doris Lloyd ...
Miss Pringle
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Storyline

During World War I, small-town girl Josephine Norris has an illegitimate son by an itinerant pilot. After a scheme to adopt him ends up giving him to another family, she devotes her life to loving him from afar. Written by Mark Foltz <foltz@triton.wustl.edu>

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12 March 1946 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 2, 1950 with Olivia de Havilland and John Lund reprising their film roles. See more »

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I enjoy a good cry now and again!!!
17 May 2003 | by (Allentown,PA) – See all my reviews

I think the film was quite wonderful. Miss. De Havilland was so compelling as the young Jody, caught up in a wartime love affair that leaves her pregnant. Her kindly, wonderful, and non-judgemental father, played by Griff Barnett leaves you feeling nothing less than empathy for the Norris's. When the illegitimate son of that romance finally meets his biological mother, Jody, with the help of her friend Lord Desham it is every adopted childs wish come true. Keep the tissue's close. This movie has so many wonderful character actors and actresses. Some may find it a bit trite but you must keep in mind the time period, it was a different society then. Watch it at least once.


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