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The Sun Comes Up (1949)

Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her ... See full summary »

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Arthur Norton
Percy Kilbride ...
Mr. Willie B. Williegood
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Victor Alvord
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Mrs. Golightly
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Susan, the maid
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Lassie (as Lassie)
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Orphan (as Charles Bates Perry uncredited)
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Set in the rural south of the United States, a bereaved war widow learns to to put aside her bitterness and grief as she grows to love a young orphan boy and the dog that belonged to her late son. Punctuated with song-filled interludes. Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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Jeanette MacDonald in her final screen appearance! See more »

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12 May 1949 (USA)  »

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Lassie perd et gagne  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Jeanette MacDonald's final film. See more »

Goofs

When Jerry is lighting the oil lamp for Helen, he speaks a line that includes the movie title, but the voice changes to a different-sounding voice while the line is being spoken and the words don't match the movement of Jerry's mouth. See more »

Connections

Followed by The New Lassie (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

If You Were Mine
(uncredited)
based on "Romance"
Music by Anton Rubinstein
Lyrics by Paul Bourget
Sung by Jeanette MacDonald
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A good family movie.
6 March 1999 | by (Idaho Falls, Idaho) – See all my reviews

This is a movie that may be a bit corny by modern measure but a wonderful film to sit down with a young child and watch. Old time values--a slice of life with real problems---a happy ending.


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