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Dear Heart (1964)

Unrated | | Comedy, Family | 16 April 1965 (Finland)
Single and alone, Evie arrives in New York for the annual Postmasters' convention. Staying at her hotel is a womanising salesman newly promoted to his marketing department and trying to ... See full summary »

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Single and alone, Evie arrives in New York for the annual Postmasters' convention. Staying at her hotel is a womanising salesman newly promoted to his marketing department and trying to adjust to having become engaged. When his path crosses Evie's, she wonders if this is finally the man for her, while her ways just seem to annoy him. At least to start with. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Two hours from now, two total strangers will meet at a hotel convention in the most unconventional love affair in years!

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Many of the same extras were used in the opening and closing scenes at the train station, most likely having been filmed at the same time. Noticeably, the young girl Jeannie that Evie speaks to after stepping off the train at the beginning of the film can also be seen boarding the train with her at the end of the film. The girl is wearing the same headband, sweater and flower print blouse. The black woman in the leopard print hat is also seen in the opening and closing scenes, wearing the same clothes. See more »

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Near the end of the movie, in the train station, the lady in the leopard skin style hat is behind Evie. In the next scene, you see the same lady standing at the counter of the information booth as Evie arrives to answer the passenger page for her. See more »

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Harry Mork: I forgot my suitcase.
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Version of Studio One in Hollywood: The Out-of-Towners (1957) See more »

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Dear Heart
Lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
Music by Henry Mancini
Performed by Chorus
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I Wish Hollywood Would Make More of These
2 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

Gentle, delightful film of greeting card salesman Glenn Ford who happens to meet ditzy postmaster Geraldine Page during a New York convention. Great character development, superb direction (by Delbert Mann), memorable score (Henry Mancini), luminous B&W cinematography all contribute to a great movie experience. Ford and especially Page are at the top of their games here. Great support from Angela Lansbury, Ken Lynch, Richard Deacon, and other notable character actors. Final reunion scene at Grand Central Station is truly poignant. Too bad these movies are extremely scarce nowadays. Catch it if you remember 1964 and want to watch a film without explosions, violence, or foul language.


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