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All the Way Home (1963)

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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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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The play "All the Way Home" won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1961. 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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All the Way Home
Composed by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Stanley Styne
Sung by Steve Lawrence
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I was eleven years old when I saw the premier of this movie.
21 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

40 years have gone by since I saw "All The Way Home", the movie. When the World premier debut of this film occurred in Knoxville, TN at the Tennesse Theatre, I was fortunate to be included with my parents to meet Robert Preston at Knoxville's McGee Tyson Airport and travel with him to downtown Knoxville's Tennessee Theatre. Robert Preston played the part of Jay Follet, who in real life was Jim Agee, my father's uncle. I saw the Tad Mosel adaptation of Agee's "A Death in the Family", play "All the WAY Home" at the University of Tennessee' Clarence Brown Theatre last night and that made me long for a chance to see the Robert Preston version again.

I want to thank all those who have added these wonderful comments in the IMDb.

sincerely, john a


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