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Tomorrow Is Forever (1946)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, War | 17 April 1946 (Mexico)
Elizabeth and John say goodbye as John leaves to go to war. When World War I ends, Elizabeth receives a telegram that John has been killed in action. She finds comfort in Larry and they ... See full summary »

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John Andrew MacDonald / Erik Kessler
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Lawrence Hamilton
Lucile Watson ...
Aunt Jessica Hamilton (as Lucille Watson)
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Drew Hamilton
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Margaret Ludwig
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Dr. Ludwig
Sonny Howe ...
Brian Hamilton
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Joyce Mackenzie ...
Cherry Davis (as Joyce MacKenzie)
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Storyline

Elizabeth and John say goodbye as John leaves to go to war. When World War I ends, Elizabeth receives a telegram that John has been killed in action. She finds comfort in Larry and they marry. John returns 20 years later, disfigured, with a new identity, Erik, and an adopted daughter, Margaret. John/Erik and Elizabeth accidentally meet and he learns that he has a son, Drew. John must then decide whether or not to reveal his true identity. Written by Kelly

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THE VIBRANT, PULSING STORY OF A WOMAN ESCAPING HER PAST! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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17 April 1946 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Mañana es vivir  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 6, 1946 with Claudette Colbert reprising her film role. See more »

Goofs

Lucile Watson's name is misspelled "Lucille" in the opening credits. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth Hamilton: Won't you tell me the truth?
John Andrew MacDonald: This is the truth. If you want to stop living in the present you can reach into the past but you'll never get back what you lost. You only lose what you have.
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Soundtracks

Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile!
(1915) (uncredited)
Music by Felix Powell
Played during the opening scene
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A beautiful movie!

"Tomorrow Is Forever" is a great movie. I think Claudette Colbert and Orson Welles are great together. And even though Orson Welles rarely played the romantic lead, he's wonderful. I cried during most of the movie the first time I saw it. There are also wonderful performances by George Brent and young Natalie Wood. "Tomorrow Is Forever" is a movie you need to see at least once! It's great!


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