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Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie (1952)

 -  Drama  -  July 1952 (USA)
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At the fiftieth anniversary of his town's founding, the town's first barber recalls his long-dead, spirited bride and the flaw in his own character that helped bring about her loss and others.

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Nellie Halper
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Ben Halper
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Ed Jordan
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Lloyd Slocum
Helene Stanley ...
Eadie Jordan
Tommy Morton ...
Benny Halper Jr.
Joyce Mackenzie ...
Bessie Jordan
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George Oliphant
Richard Karlan ...
Mike Kava
Bill Walker ...
Robert Waverly Ferris aka Trooper (as William Walker)
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Ben Halper sets up his barber's shop at the turn of the century in Sevillinois and watches the town grow around him. Thinking it is for the best, he tries to shield his wife Nellie from the worries of the world. She finally rebels while he is away at war and takes a fateful trip to Chicago. This turns out to be the first of a number of critical family crises for Ben. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Seein' Nellie Home  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 4, 1953 with Jean Peters and David Wayne reprising their film roles. See more »

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Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie
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Wait Till the Sunshines Nellie- A great movie
19 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this movie when I was in high school. I have always wanted to see it again. I hope this movie will be restored and released to the public for viewing. I loved the story behind the movie.As I recall the movie was about life in the 20's and 30's, during a period when people wore elegant clothing and families were a big thing. It basically touched on the personal life of a barber and his family and the trials and tragedies that touched their lives. It was a movie that left a lasting impression on me, and one that I will never forget. It was also filmed during a time when the movie world was putting out a lot of musicals, and this story was more in the drama filed. I have watched for a long time in hopes that someone would restore it and present it again to the American public. I think there are a lot of people who would enjoy this classic film, along with many of the other well known performers that made movie's during this era.I would also like to see a producer remake this film based on modern day times.


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