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Between Two Worlds (1944)

Passengers on an ocean liner can't recall how they got on board or where they are going yet, oddly enough, it soon becomes apparent that they all have something in common.

Director:

Edward A. Blatt

Writers:

Daniel Fuchs (screenplay), Sutton Vane (play)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Garfield ... Tom Prior
Paul Henreid ... Henry Bergner
Sydney Greenstreet ... Reverend Tim Thompson
Eleanor Parker ... Ann Bergner
Edmund Gwenn ... Scrubby
George Tobias ... Pete Musick
George Coulouris ... Mr. Lingley
Faye Emerson ... Miss Maxine Russell
Sara Allgood ... Mrs. Midget
Dennis King ... Reverend William Duke
Isobel Elsom ... Genevieve Cliveden-Banks
Gilbert Emery ... Benjamin Cliveden-Banks
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Storyline

Several people are killed in a London air raid. They each awake aboard a strange ship which will deliver each of them either to heaven or hell. Their lives and stories are revealed as they individually begin to realize where they are. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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They lived in the Shadow of Death!


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Outward Bound See more »

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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

Composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold named Between Two Worlds as his personal favorite among his film scores. See more »

Quotes

Tom Prior: I read a great epitaph once, I'm gonna steal it for myself.
Scrubby: Sir?
Tom Prior: Here lies Prior, died a bachelor. Wifeless. Childless. Wish his father'd died the same.
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Version of Front Row Center: Outward Bound (1955) See more »

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The need to fulfill a 42yrs desire
11 November 2004 | by srichard1955See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was 7 years old. Up until last year I didn't even know the name of the movie, but I remembered seeing it and kept trying to discover the name and if I would ever get to see it again now that I am older and would have a better understanding.

Last year I discovered IMDb's web site and because of them, I now know the name. I also discovered that Between Two Worlds is a remake of the 1936 Outward Bound. I keep checking on a regular basis hoping that these movies will be issued on DVD one day soon. My hope is that until then, Turner Classic Movies will obtain copies so that I can put my 42yrs desire and search to an end.

I remember finding the movie very fascinating. I need to know if it really was or if it was just a childish perspective


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