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There's Always Tomorrow (1956)

 |  Drama, Romance  |  February 1956 (USA)
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When a toy manufacturer feels ignored and unappreciated by by his wife and children, he begins to rekindle a past love when a former employee comes back into his life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Norma Miller Vale
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Clifford Groves
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Marion Groves
William Reynolds ...
Vinnie Groves
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Ann
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Ellen Groves
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Mrs. Rogers
Race Gentry ...
Bob
Myrna Hansen ...
Ruth
Judy Nugent ...
Frances (Frankie) Groves
Paul Smith ...
Bellboy
Helen Kleeb ...
Miss Walker
Jane Howard ...
Flower Girl
Frances Mercer ...
Ruth Doran
Sheila Bromley ...
Woman from Pasadena
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Storyline

Clifford Groves, toy manufacturer, is in full charge at the factory but feels left out and taken for granted by his wife and children at home. Alone and depressed, he meets old flame Norma, and one thing leads to another. While their relationship is still fairly innocent, his son Vinnie sees them together and suspects the worst. It's time for tortured souls behind rain-streaming windows... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Es gibt immer ein Morgen  »

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Near the end of the film, Cliff bumps the toy robot on the table, starting it walking towards the camera and he walks back to the shop window. The camera starts tracking forward and as the toy robot is walking forwards out of the shot, bottom left, the shadow of the camera falls across the toy robot. See more »

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Opening title: [Opening title] Once upon a time in sunny California...
[Cut to downpour]
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Blue Moon
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Written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
Played on one of the toys and heard as a theme throughout the film
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"At my age a birthday is only a time to turn all mirrors to the wall."
6 August 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Fourth and final pairing of Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray. It's a midlife crisis soaper from director Douglas Sirk about a man (MacMurray) who feels neglected by his wife (Joan Bennett) and kids. When he meets old flame Stanwyck, sparks fly. When his kids find out, it naturally causes problems. Well-directed with some nice photography from Russell Metty. The visuals help make a routine story a little more interesting. But still, it's just that: routine. This is not the kind of movie that I would watch more than once. The performances are all fine but I just found it rather dull. Still, Stanwyck and MacMurray fans will want to check it out.


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