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Ten North Frederick (1958)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 28 July 1958 (Sweden)
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... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win. See more awards »
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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
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Mike Slattery
Ray Stricklyn ...
Joby Chapin
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Lloyd Williams
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Paul Donaldson
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Charley Bongiorno
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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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(Westrex Recording System)|

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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 opening sequence, which is supposed to be taking place in 1945, a 1950 Lincoln Cosmopolitan prominently pulls up in front of the house. See more »

Quotes

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

Over the Rainbow
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Music by Harold Arlen
Played by the band at Joe's birthday party
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Wonderful!
5 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Gary Cooper is my favorite actor, this was a movie I had never seen until a few years ago, when I happened to catch it after waking in the wee hours of the morning and turning on the television after not being able to get back to sleep. It seems like this movie isn't very well-respected, but I think it is fantastic and have recommended it to several people. Admittedly, it's not High Noon, but it's quite bittersweet (heartbreaking, even) and has a touch of romance. Gary Cooper's character is a very decent man at heart and truly tries to do the right thing when it comes to the major decisions he has to make, but it seems he can't win being married to such a shrewish woman.


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