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Between Two Worlds (1944)

Approved | | Mystery, Drama, Fantasy | 20 May 1944 (USA)
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.

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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!


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The play "Outward Bound" opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 7 January 1924 and closed in May 1924 after 144 performances. The opening night cast included Dudley Digges, Leslie Howard, J.M. Kerrigan, Alfred Lunt and Beryl Mercer. There was one Broadway revival in 1938, directed by Otto Preminger. See more »

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Reverend William Duke: Why it's Thompson, Tim Thompson, same as ever!
Reverend Tim Thompson: Looking like a character that stepped out of the middle ages, eh?
Reverend William Duke: Oh yes, Ferguson said that.
Reverend Tim Thompson: And what did you say? Let him go right back there!
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Version of ITV Television Playhouse: Outward Bound (1956) See more »

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Underrated remake...
13 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

Terrific film, a remake of 1930's "Outward Bound", has a disparate group of people (John Garfield, Paul Henreid, Sydney Greenstreet and Eleanor Parker among them) on-board a mysterious ocean-liner, unaware they are actually souls being transported to their final destinations. Solemn fantasy is talky, sometimes heavy, but extremely well-acted and occasionally fascinating. Garfield's moment of reckoning is an amazing bit of dramatic acting, and director Edward Blatt is both subtle and sneaky with this fantastic material (it's a very classy product with no camp overtones). It unfolds slowly, but viewers who stick with it will find this a memorable melodrama. *** from ****


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