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Reunion at Fairborough (1985)

World War II vets travel to England for a reunion at their old base. Once there, one (Robert Mitchum) rekindles an old romance with an old flame (Deborah Kerr).

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Carl Hostrup
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Sally Wells Grant
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Jiggs Quealy
Judi Trott ...
Sheila
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Nathan Barsky
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Joe Szyluk
Don Fellows ...
Duffy
Manning Redwood ...
Col. Bigard
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Thomasine Heiner
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John Alderson
Peter Carlisle
Leo Kharibian
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A despondent, lonely, and near-suicidal Chicago businessman and veteran WWII pilot is enticed to attend the 40th reunion of his old bombardment group in England. His recent professional and personal failures are briefly set aside as he and an unlikely companion travel to Fairborough and renew old memories. The romantic promise of rediscovered love is intruded upon by modern realities as the drama unfolds. Written by Mark Rice

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12 May 1985 (USA)  »

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Kohtauspaikka Fairborough  »

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Robert Mitchum's fourth and final co-starring role with Deborah Kerr. See more »

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The Army Air Corps Song
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Written by Robert Crawford
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Our parents inevitably move on
18 October 2007 | by (san diego) – See all my reviews

Today Debra Kerr died. I first saw this incredibly sweet movie on HBO when it first came out. Now, 22 years later, I am about the same age as most of the characters then. The comparisons to my parents' generation are VERY relevant. Their shared experience of an incredibly dangerous war with our not so dangerous but desperately deluded rewritten history is obvious. The one single shared trait between our generations is, "Damn, we made it THIS far!" I hope that HBO makes this "TV" movie more available so that we, the successors, can see a little bit of insight into the very HUGE change in the fabric of humans that was the disaster of WWII.


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