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Enchantment (1948)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  25 December 1948 (USA)
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Uncle Rollo finally retires to the house he was brought up in. Lost in thoughts of his lost love, Lark, he does not want to be disturbed in his last days. However, the appearance of his ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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General Sir Roland Dane
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Lark Ingoldsby
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Grizel Dane
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Pilot Officer Pax Masterson
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Selina Dane
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Proutie
Philip Friend ...
Pelham Dane
Shepperd Strudwick ...
Marchese Del Laudi
Henry Stephenson ...
General Fitzgerald
Colin Keith-Johnston ...
The Eye
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Lark as a Child
Peter Miles ...
Rollo as a Child
Sherlee Collier ...
Selina as a Child
Warwick Gregson ...
Pelham as a Child
Marjorie Rhodes ...
Mrs. Sampson
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Storyline

Uncle Rollo finally retires to the house he was brought up in. Lost in thoughts of his lost love, Lark, he does not want to be disturbed in his last days. However, the appearance of his niece and the subsequent romance between her and Lark's nephew causes him to reevaluate his life and offer some advice so the young couple don't make the same mistake he did, all those years ago. Written by Mark Harding <mah@imdb.com>

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Just About the Most Wonderful Love Story Ever Filmed! See more »

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Drama | Romance

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25 December 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Fugue in Time  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 24, 1949 with David Niven, Teresa Wright and 'Jayne Meadows' reprising their film roles of General Roland Dane, Lark Ingoldsby and Selina Dane respectively. See more »

Quotes

Lark Ingoldsby: You'll listen to reason, not to me. The Danes have always listened to the reasons instead of their hearts.
General Sir Roland Dane a.k.a Rollo: Let's not get angry.
Lark Ingoldsby: I am not angry, I'm lost. Pelham is in love with me. I can't stay here and hurt him.
General Sir Roland Dane a.k.a Rollo: Pelham?
Lark Ingoldsby: Selina knows that if you go without me I must leave this house, too. I can't wait for you, Rollo!
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Soundtracks

Pretty Polly Oliver
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Traditional English folk song
Sung by Teresa Wright
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Different type of Romance
6 September 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

and superb acting in this wartime story. Jayne Meadows as the cold, manipulative sister is terrific as is Gigi Perreau in a small but very effective role as a child. David Niven is a delight and more intense than he usually is. Great yarn, good acting, delightful music and highly atmospheric. Glad I caught it.


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