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There's Always Tomorrow (1955)

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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Norma Miller Vale
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Clifford Groves
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Marion Groves
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Vinnie Groves
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Ann
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Ellen Groves
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Mrs. Rogers
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Bob
Myrna Hansen ...
Ruth
Judy Nugent ...
Frances (Frankie) Groves
Paul Smith ...
Bellboy
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Miss Walker
Jane Howard ...
Flower Girl
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Ruth Doran
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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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1.85 : 1
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Although Gigi Perreau was cast as the older sister, Judy Nugent, who was cast as the younger sister, was in fact 1 year older then her. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Ann: [to Vinnie] It's funny. I'm positive your father hasn't done a thing to be ashamed of, but, you know something, I wouldn't blame him if he had.
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Soundtracks

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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Sensitive drama
2 December 2001 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It's always a pleasant surprise to encounter an 'oldie' movie such as this. As for first impressions, I have the feeling it's an idealist's wished-for 'dream of a perfect world and perfect people' that never quite comes true, unfortunately, for many in real life. At times the story seemed a bit too melodramatic and predictable at every turn yet even so I enjoyed it

Barbara Stanwyck as Norma is always able to carry a dramatic role superbly. Fred MacMurray as Clifford certainly does give a true rendering of a situation many married men find themselves in sooner or later, of facing middle age and the feeling of being boxed in on all sides.

Well worth adding this one to your collection.


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