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The Sun Comes Up (1949)

 -  Drama | Family  -  12 May 1949 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Helen Lorfield Winter
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Thomas I. Chandler
Claude Jarman Jr. ...
Jerry
Lewis Stone ...
Arthur Norton
Percy Kilbride ...
Mr. Willie B. Williegood
Nicholas Joy ...
Victor Alvord
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Mrs. Golightly
Hope Landin ...
Mrs. Pope
Esther Somers ...
Susan, the maid
Pal ...
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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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war widow | orphan boy | dog | widow | orphan | See more »

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A grand threesome who will win your heart! See more »

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12 May 1949 (USA)  »

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Lassies nya husse  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 23, 1950 with Jeanette MacDonald reprising her film role. See more »

Goofs

When Jerry finally decides to go play with Lassie, we can hear someone off-screen give Lassie a command. Right after Jerry says,"Let's have fun now," and hugs Lassie, a man's voice clearly speaks a word off-camera, and Lassie looks in that direction before running off with the boy. See more »

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Follows Hills of Home (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

Un Bel Di
(uncredited)
from "Madama Butterfly"
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa
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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