6.2/10
434
20 user 2 critic

Another Dawn (1937)

Approved | | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 26 June 1937 (USA)
Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $3.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Green Light (1937)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A brilliant young surgeon takes the blame for a colleague when a botched surgery causes a patient's death and buries himself at a wilderness research facility.

Director: Frank Borzage
Stars: Errol Flynn, Anita Louise, Margaret Lindsay
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper and she wants ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Rosalind Russell
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Raised in seclusion to be the epitome of mental, physical and moral perfection, Gerald Beresford Wicks is resigned to following his grandmother's wishes until a chance encounter with Mona Carter leads him into the outside world.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Errol Flynn, Joan Blondell, Hugh Herbert
Action | Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A major countermands orders and attacks to avenge a previous massacre of men, women, and children.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles
Comedy | Mystery | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A respected investment advisor has a double life as a mystery writer and becomes involved in the real murder of a shady client.

Director: Lloyd Bacon
Stars: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Ralph Bellamy
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After two years under German rule, a small Norwegian fishing village rises up and revolts against the occupying Nazis.

Director: Lewis Milestone
Stars: Errol Flynn, Ann Sheridan, Walter Huston
Virginia City (1940)
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Union officer Kerry Bradford escapes from Confederate Prison and is set to Virginia City in Nevada. Once there he finds that the former commander of his prison Vance Irby is planning to send $5 million in gold to save the Confederacy.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Errol Flynn, Miriam Hopkins, Randolph Scott
War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war.

Director: Edmund Goulding
Stars: Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Gambler and bookmaker "Odds" Owen decides that the insurance racket is a business that offers better odds and less risk, and this appeals to him and he sets up shop. He underwrites anything... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey
Stars: Warren William, Claire Dodd, Guy Kibbee
The Sisters (1938)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Three daughters of a small town pharmacist undergo trials and tribulations in their problematic marriages between 1904 and 1908.

Director: Anatole Litvak
Stars: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise
Dodge City (1939)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A Texas cattle agent witnesses first hand, the brutal lawlessness of Dodge City and takes the job of sheriff to clean the town up.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Ann Sheridan
Cry Wolf (1947)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Recently widowed Sandra Demarest arrives at the isolated home of her late husband for his wake, but his uncle will not allow her to view the corpse.

Director: Peter Godfrey
Stars: Errol Flynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Geraldine Brooks
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
Col John Wister
...
Grace Roark
...
Wilkins - Wister's Orderly
G.P. Huntley ...
Lord Alden (as G.P. Huntley Jr.)
...
Pvt. Hawkins
...
Sgt. Murphy
Richard Powell ...
Pvt. Henderson
Kenneth Hunter ...
Sir Chas. Benton
Mary Forbes ...
Mrs. Lydia Benton
...
Mrs. Farnold
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alec Harford ...
Steward (scenes deleted)
...
(scenes deleted)
...
Sheik Achaben (scenes deleted)
Edit

Storyline

Colonel John Wister, on duty with the British army in the desert region of Dubik, returns to England on leave. There he falls in love with Julia Ashton, who cares deeply for him but believes herself incapable of love following the death of her fiancé; some time before. Wister convinces her that he loves her enough to live without her romantic love and that she should marry him. She does so and returns to Dubik with him. There she meets his adjutant, Captain Denny Roark. Roark is a dashing young man who reminds Julia thoroughly of her lost love. Soon she finds she is indeed capable of love, but it is Roark with whom she falls in love, not her husband. As warfare with the local tribes heats up and as Wister gains awareness of the unconsummated romance growing between his wife and best friend, tragedy lurks. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 June 1937 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La tornade  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Vitaphone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Erich Wolfgang Korngold composed a title song for the film, with lyrics by Al Dubin, to be sung during the party scene, attended by Errol Flynn and Kay Francis. This was dropped but the music of the song is heard in an instrumental version. See more »

Quotes

Julia Ashton Wister: We can't be blamed for what we want, only for what we do.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
these people were lucky they got to make another movie
24 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

Well, I didn't have as violent a response as the first post I read, but "Another Dawn" is from another era and didn't survive it, trust me. It's all pip-pip, jolly good, and honor is all in this dated film starring the handsome Errol Flynn and the lovely Kay Francis. She's a widow who marries Flynn's commander, though she still mourns her late husband. When she meets Flynn, guess what, she finds she can love again. Yeah, like who couldn't. They're both too honorable to do much about it, though.

Most of the film takes place post-World War I in a Sahara outpost so there is lots of sand and some battles. Flynn is subdued in this, and Francis is radiant. Some of the dialogue is actually quite poetic - probably because they're quoting poems - and if it were in, say, The Rains Came, it would have worked very well - but it only adds to the melodrama in this film.

Films such as "Another Dawn" are interesting as artifacts of a lost time when, I suppose, people had stronger values and lived for the greater good. When it's a stronger script and production, of course, these marvelous qualities are worth revisiting, admiring, and feeling guilty about. Alas, however, nobility is not well served by "Another Dawn."


7 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 20 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page