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Ever in My Heart (1933)

TV-PG | | Drama, Romance, War | 28 October 1933 (USA)
World War I brings tribulations to an American woman married to a German.

Director:

Archie Mayo

Writers:

Bertram Millhauser (screenplay) (as Bertram Milhauser), Beulah Marie Dix (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Barbara Stanwyck ... Mary Archer Wilbrandt
Otto Kruger ... Hugo Wilbrandt
Ralph Bellamy ... Jeff
Ruth Donnelly ... Lizzie, the Housekeeper
Laura Hope Crews ... Grandma Caroline Archer
Frank Albertson ... Sam Archer
Ronnie Cosby ... Teddy 'Sonny' Wilbrandt
Clara Blandick ... Anna, the Cook
Willard Robertson ... Kennel Caretaker
Nella Walker ... Cousin Martha Sewell
Harry Beresford ... Eli, the Gardener
Virginia Howell ... Cousin Serena Honeywell
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donald Meek ... Storekeeper (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

In 1909 Mary Archer, daughter of small-town bluebloods, awaits the return from Germany of sometime beau Jeff. But Jeff brings with him a German friend, Hugo Wilbrandt, who loves and marries Mary. Hugo joins the faculty of a small college and the Wilbrandts prosper...until the advent of World War I brings a storm of anti-German hatred. Resulting troubles so embitter Hugo that he regrets his American citizenship... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Genres:

Drama | Romance | War

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

28 October 1933 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Uvijek u mom srcu See more »

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Budget:

$243,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trailer introduced by George Brent. See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(1788) (uncredited)
Traditional Scottish 17th century music
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Played on piano and sung by the party guests
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Soaper With A Wallop
6 July 2013 | by GManfredSee all my reviews

"Ever In My Heart" starts off slowly and uneventfully, a pretty pedestrian story that seems both tendentious and predictable. Barbara Stanwyck grows up in a waspy New England town. Her best friend/fiancé (Bellamy) returns from Europe with a German friend (Kruger), who sweeps Stanwyck off her feet. They marry. WWI arrives and the town turns against the couple, who are accused of sympathizing with the Germans. Hardships ensue.

Stanwyck is terrific, and Otto Kruger is surprisingly warm and effective in his role. Later in his career he played spies and double agents in scores of WWII films. Ralph Bellamy, of course, played the good-natured slob who lost the girl.

The film is a hyperbolic screed against small-town prejudice, and the first half seems forced and simplistic, but picks up in the second half with the onset of the war. I thought the ending was quite powerful and hard to watch, a tribute to actors who know their craft. I appreciate Stanwyck more with each picture, mostly these early ones which are seldom shown.


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