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Joseph B. 'Joe' Chapin
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Ann Chapin
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Kate Drummond
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Edith Chapin
Tom Tully ...
Mike Slattery
Ray Stricklyn ...
Joby Chapin
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Lloyd Williams
John Emery ...
Paul Donaldson
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Charley Bongiorno
Linda Watkins ...
Peg Slattery
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Stella
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At her father's funeral, Ann Chapin thinks back over the last five years of his life, years of apparent political and personal failure dominated by a selfish and dissatisfied wife and eased only by alcohol. But it starts to emerge that there was in fact one brief and unsuspected period of happiness and love. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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JOHN O'HARA'S HOTLY-DISCUSSED BEST-SELLER...OF HOW THEY SINNED AGAINST EACH OTHER AND AGAINST THEMSELVES! (original print ad - all caps)

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Drama | Romance

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28 July 1958 (Sweden)  »

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10 rue Frédérick  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Spencer Tracy was originally cast in the lead role, but withdrew due to ill health and concerns over the ability of co-star Suzy Parker. See more »

Goofs

In the bulk of the story, which is supposed to be taking place in 1940, all of the female clothing and hairstyles are strictly in the 1958 mode. See more »

Quotes

Kate Drummond: Ann, a stuffed shirt didn't give me that ruby.
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Soundtracks

Sweet and Lovely
(uncredited)
Written by Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias and Jules Lemare (i.e. Neil Moret)
Played on the phonograph in Joby's room
Also played by the band at the carnival
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A bit of trivia about this movie.
17 February 2002 | by (Santa Fe, NM) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie last night after having not seen it in many years. In the very first scene we are told it is the year 1945. Then a string of cars are seen pulling up to a house. The second car is a 1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan which of course did not exist in 1945.


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