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Always in My Heart (1942)

After many years, MacKenzie Scott is pardoned from prison, but his wife is already involved with another man. Nevertheless, he travels incognito to his family's town. There he befriends his... See full summary »

Director:

Jo Graham

Writers:

Dorothy Bennett (suggested by a play by), Irving White (suggested by a play by) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kay Francis ... Marjorie Scott
Walter Huston ... MacKenzie Scott
Gloria Warren ... Victoria Scott
Patti Hale Patti Hale ... Booley (as Patty Hale)
Frankie Thomas ... Martin Scott
Una O'Connor ... Angie
Sidney Blackmer ... Philip Ames
Armida ... Lolita
Frank Puglia ... Joe Borelli
Russell Arms ... Red
Anthony Caruso ... Frank
Elvira Curci Elvira Curci ... Rosita
John Hamilton ... Warden
Harry Lewis ... Steve
Herbert Gunn Herbert Gunn ... Dick
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Storyline

After many years, MacKenzie Scott is pardoned from prison, but his wife is already involved with another man. Nevertheless, he travels incognito to his family's town. There he befriends his daughter Victoria, who doesn't recognize him, and encourages her musical abilities. Written by Diana Hamilton <hamilton@gl.umbc.edu>

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prison | daughter | usa | song | soap opera | See All (49) »

Genres:

Drama | Musical

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sempre em Meu Coração See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$515,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Actors and their character names Norman Willis (Saloon proprietor), Nick Thompson (Nick) and Harry Seymour (Pianist) were all in studio records, but were not seen in this movie. A piano is seen in the prison orchestra, but the pianist was never in view. See more »

Goofs

Mac sits down to work on the sticking keys on Mudge's piano and quickly proclaims it fixed. A moment later, Mudge sits down to try it out and there are clearly two keys that are stuck down. The keys are not stuck down, they are missing the ivory and are dark wood color. They only look like they are stuck down. See more »

Connections

Version of Daughters Courageous (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Always in My Heart
(1942) (uncredited)
Written by Ernesto Lecuona (song "Siempre en mi corazón")
English lyrics by Kim Gannon
Played during the opening and end credits and often as background music
Played by the prison orchestra conducted by Walter Huston
Reprised on piano by Walter Huston and sung by him and Gloria Warren
Reprised on harmonicas by Borrah Minevitch and His Harmonica Rascals
Reprised on piano and sung by Gloria Warren
Reprised at the radio concert
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Kay Fwanis At Her Very Best
16 July 2002 | by HandlinghandelSee all my reviews

A very touching story in which Kay Francis -- looking great -- is (improbably) married to Walter Huston, who's in jail.

She's being courted by a rich man, but no one likes him (us included).

The husband gets out of jail and, also a musician, hangs out in "Fish Town," an Italian community on the docks.

It sounds corny but it works.


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