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My Brother Jonathan (1948)

Approved | | Biography, Drama, Romance | 29 June 1949 (USA)
Doctor Jonathan Dakers in flashback tells his son Tony - a World War II veteran, about his life dating from the 1900s. Whilst amedical student he meets and falls for Edie. Before they can ... See full summary »

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Michael Denison ...
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Ronald Howard ...
Harold Dakers
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Dr. Craig
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Dr. Hammond
Beatrice Campbell ...
Arthur Young ...
Sir Joseph Higgins
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Eugene Dakers
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Tom Morse
Pete Murray ...
Tony Dakers (as Peter Murray)
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Connie
Stuart Lindsell ...
Mr. Martyn
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Mrs. Martyn
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Doctor Jonathan Dakers in flashback tells his son Tony - a World War II veteran, about his life dating from the 1900s. Whilst amedical student he meets and falls for Edie. Before they can marry Jonathan's father dies and he sacrifices his furthur career so his brother Harold can stay in college. When Jonathan is delayed from reuniting with Edie years later Harold and Edie fall in love during his absence. Complications arise with Edie's engagement to Harold when he is killed in World War I while Edie is carrying his child. Edie dies in childbirth and Jonathan promises to raise the child, Tony, as his own son, and Jonathan and Rachel get married. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Bátyám, Jonathán  »

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Rachel Hammond quotes from Houseman's A Shropshire Lad number XXI In Summertime on Bredon: "Here of a Sunday morning / My love and I would lie / And see the coloured counties / And hear the larks so high / About us in the sky." See more »

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Jonathan Dakers: What they really wanted was something I could never give them in a bottle - sunshine, decent houses and good wholesome food.
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Auld Lang Syne
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Arranged by Hans May
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Topical at the time
27 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

This was a topical film when released because the National Health Service had recently been inaugurated.is stars Michael Dennison and Dulcie Grey and is told in flashback.So we get to see what life was like before the NHS.Some good performances by lots of very familiar actors.Very typical film of its period and a very interesting threesome.


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