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So Well Remembered (1947)

Passed  -  Drama | Mystery | Romance  -  16 April 1948 (Mexico)
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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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George Boswell
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Olivia
Patricia Roc ...
Julie Morgan
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Dr. Richard Whiteside
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Charles Winslow / Charles Winslow Sr.
Reginald Tate ...
Trevor Mangin
Beatrice Varley ...
Annie
Frederick Leister ...
John Channing
Ivor Barnard ...
Spivey
Julian D'Albie ...
Wetherall
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Young Julie
Roddy Hughes ...
Chief Librarian
John Turnbull ...
Morris
Lyonel Watts ...
Mayor
Kathleen Boutall ...
Woman
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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought hard to better working and living conditions in the bleak Lancashire mill town. As a young man he meets and marries Olivia Channing, whose father was jailed in a scandal involving the mill he owned. Olivia is ambitious and manages to guide George within striking distance of a seat in Parliament. But an outbreak of diphtheria changes George's outlook, and his and Olivia's lives change forever. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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BY THE AUTHOR OF "GOODBYE MR. CHIPS,"- "RANDOM HARVEST" - "LOST HORIZON" (all original posters- all caps) See more »

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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16 April 1948 (Mexico)  »

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Unvergessene Jahre  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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English actress Hayley Mills made her (uncredited) screen debut as an infant in this film, featuring her father John and sister Juliet. See more »

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The setting of the movie.
29 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The film was the big cinematic claim to fame of my home town of Macclesfield, Cheshire, England where the exteriors were shot.

It portrays the often grim reality of life in a northern mill town when poverty and disease tool a grim toll and a Doctor (played by Trevor Howard) could be a really vital link between life and death contrasted with the ambitious figure of Mills as the would be Mayor. The film starts with him as Mayor looking back on his life, so a lot of it is therefore a flash back.

I won't spoil the story. The acting shows the young and developing talents of both Mills and Howard before they were the legends they were to become.

Following its rediscovery it has been released on video. I don't think it has yet been released on DVD.


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