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In Our Time (1944)

Approved | | Drama | 19 February 1944 (USA)
It is early 1939 in Poland when Mrs. Bromley and Jennifer come to buy antiques for her business in London. Jennifer meets Count Stephen and they wine, dine and see the sights though out the... See full summary »

Director:

Vincent Sherman

Writers:

Ellis St. Joseph (original screenplay), Howard Koch (original screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ida Lupino ... Jennifer Whittredge
Paul Henreid ... Count Stefan Orwid
Nancy Coleman ... Janina Orwid
Mary Boland ... Mrs. Bromley
Victor Francen ... Count Pawel Orwid
Alla Nazimova ... Zofia Orwid (as Nazimova)
Michael Chekhov ... Uncle Leopold Baruta
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Storyline

It is early 1939 in Poland when Mrs. Bromley and Jennifer come to buy antiques for her business in London. Jennifer meets Count Stephen and they wine, dine and see the sights though out the city. He wishes to marry, but his family is against plain Jennifer. When she tries to leave, he catches her at the train station and they are married. To be self sufficient, they modernize the family farm with tractors and increase production, but then Germany starts the war. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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antique | train | tractor | poland | farm | See All (27) »

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 February 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A mi időnkben See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The large, bronze statue of Chopin that Jennifer and Count Stefan visit, was erected in Warsaw's Lazienki Park in 1926. It was destroyed by explosives on May 31, 1940 by the German occupiers. Fortunately, the statue's original mold survived the war and it was recast and replaced on its original site in 1958. See more »

Goofs

At the ballet, Count Stefan and others in his box use the opera glasses to look down at Jennifer in the audience below. The first shot through the glasses shows her not looking straight up at Count Stefan, but to her right, even though they have acknowledged each other. In subsequent shots through the glasses, the perspectives are far too low and to the front of Jennifer to be from the box above. See more »

Quotes

Count Pawel Orwid: [at the ballet] Stefan, when I was a young man, I came for the ballerinas. Later on I came for the music. Now I come to sit.
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Crazy Credits

After the WB logo appears at the end, the letters W and B are separated and letters added to form the words "BUY War Bonds". See more »

Soundtracks

Mazurka in C major, Op.67, No.3
(1849) (uncredited)
Written by Frédéric Chopin
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A nice chance for two 'lesser' stars to shine...
7 May 2010 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Ida Lupino and Paul Henreid both were very good actors, but very often they were either cast as either supporting actors or starred in smaller and less prestigious films. Here, however, Warner Brothers put both of them in a top film and gave them both a chance to shine--and they were more than up to the task. In particular, Lupino was lovely. Her performance was strong but also with a lot of style--she really was in her element here.

The film begins in the mid-late 1930s in Poland. Ida and her boss (Mary Boland) are visiting the country to buy antiques to take back to Boland's business in England. Shortly after the story begins, a local nobleman (Henreid) meets Lupino and is obviously smitten with her. When he asks her to marry him, there is a bit of a scandal within the family--after all, she is just a commoner. This romance and its repercussions make up the first 2/3 of the film.

At the same time, there are small hints here and there about the upcoming invasion of Poland by the Nazis--something with which audiences of 1944 would have been well acquainted. Eventually, the Nazi hoards invade and Henreid is called to active duty and the inevitable conquest begins.

Overall, there is a lot to like about this film. As I said above, the acting is very, very good. Plus, Henreid and Lupino are ably assisted by various supporting actors that also rise to the occasion. The direction and cinematography are also first-rate. These factors, combined with a good story, make for a very good film--a propaganda film with greater depth than usual and which is still very watchable today.


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