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All the Way Home (1963)

Not Rated | | Drama | 3 June 1965 (Mexico)
In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the ... See full summary »

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Ralph Follet
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Aunt Hannah
Thomas Chalmers ...
Joel
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Andrew
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Mary's Mother
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Sally
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Walter Starr
Mary Perry ...
Great-Aunt Sadie
Georgia Simmons ...
Jessie
Lylah Tiffany ...
Great-Great-Grandmaw
Edwin Wolfe ...
John Henry - Jay's Father
Michael Kearney ...
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In the early 1900's Tennessee, a loving family undergoes the shock of the father's sudden, accidental death. The widow and her young son must endure the heartache of life following the tragedy, but slowly rise up from the ashes to face the hope of renewed life. Written by Martin H. Booda <booda@datasync.com>

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Here is a Motion Picture You May Not Dare To See And That You Do Not Dare To Miss. It has been magnificently made from James Agee's almost unbearably beautiful Pulitzer Prize novel and from the Pulitzer Prize play made from that novel. It is the story of the Jay Follet family. It is a story of all the kinds of love there are... the love between father and son, mother and child, male and female...the love of any human being for the place he grew up in and for the people he grew up to...It is a motion picture that will follow you home and stay with you all the rest of your days. See more »

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3 June 1965 (Mexico)  »

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A Volta para o Adeus  »

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1.66 : 1
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The original Broadway production of "All the Way Home" by Tad Mosel opened at the Belasco Theater in New York on November 30, 1960, ran for 333 performances and was nominated for the 1961 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Play. The play script was the basis of the screen play of this filmed production that included Aline MacMahon, Thomas Chalmers, Georgia Simmons, Lylah Tiffany and Edwin Wolfe who repeated their roles from the stage production. See more »

Goofs

When Ralph runs out of the house towards the train: In one wide shot you can see a busy road with modern vehicles in the background. See more »

Quotes

Rufus Follet: Rufus is a NIGGER name...
Jay Follett: Rufus is a powerful name... don't ever talk that way, that word is used to hurt colored people...
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Connections

Remade as A Death in the Family (2002) See more »

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All the Way Home
Composed by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stanley Styne
Sung by Steve Lawrence
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Would Love to see this again!
25 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

I caught this movie on TV many years ago and was so touched by it I wish it was available on DVD but sadly it seems to be one of those movies that disappears into the ether. Strangely enough the people who make the decisions as to what to program on broadcast and cable and those who market DVDs etc. are in lockstep with one another, offering the big hits and so called "classics" as well as truckloads of trash from the last quarter century. This film is an adaptation of James Agee's "A Death in the Family" and is beautifully filmed and acted and it's one of those films that seems somehow better on the home screen because of it's intimacy. If you think as highly of Robert Preston as I do you must see his performance in this movie.


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