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I'll Never Forget You (1951)
"The House in the Square" (original title)

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A scientist obsessed with the past transports himself back in time to 18th-century London, where he falls in love with a beautiful young woman.

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An American physicist, Peter Standish, lives in London in an inherited flat on Berkeley Square, unchanged from its 18th century appearance. He's researched his ancestors and the flat, and he believes somehow he will travel through time, if only briefly, to 1784. A lightning strike transports him, and he finds things disturbingly different than he expected: disease and social conditions appall him, and, in this Age of Reason, his speech, manners, and knowledge frighten rather than interest all except one young woman, Helen, the sister of the woman he's to marry. He sets up a laboratory in the hopes of hastening progress, and he tells her his secret. Does love or Bedlam await? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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7 December 1951 (USA)  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 22, 1952 with Tyrone Power reprising his film role. See more »

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Roger Forsyth: You're sort of a mystery man even to your friends.
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Mostly, I remember the very touching ending.
22 July 2004 | by (Alabama, USA) – See all my reviews

Like many I haven't seen this movie in years, but it gave me a lasting impression. Thing I remembered the most is when the gal in the past (Ann Blyth) knew that Tyrone was going back to the future (where have I heard that phrase before?) she told him that she would have the letters in her tombstone cut deep so that he could read them in the future. When he returned to the future (his present) he went to the cemetery and found her tombstone, old and fading, but still marked as she had promised. Touching, and sad. Then later, lo and behold, the spitting image of her appears in his present and he has a chance to "renew" his love. Great movie, in the great old black and white format. You could categorize it as the forerunner of Somewhere in Time, with Jane Seymour appearing as possibly the loveliest woman in film.


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