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The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 29 June 1945 (Mexico)
A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Laura Pennington
... Oliver Bradford
... Major John Hillgrove
... Mrs. Abigail Minnett
... Violet Price
... Beatrice Alexander
... Frederick 'Freddy' Price
Alec Englander ... Danny 'Taxi' Stanton
... Marine Corporal
Eden Nicholas ... Soldier
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A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of loneliness than love. The romantic spirit of the cottage, however, overtakes them. They soon begin to look beautiful to each other, but no one else. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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29 June 1945 (Mexico)  »

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Mit den Augen der Liebe  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 3, 1945 with Robert Young and Dorothy McGuire reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

As Mr Bradford is leading Major Hillgrove to the beach, there is a scene with the dog swimming in the ocean as Laura chats with Danny, the dog brings back the stick to be thrown back into the water and he is completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Abigail Minnett: Do you know what loneliness is, real loneliness?
Laura Pennington: [Heavy with sadness] Yes.
Mrs. Abigail Minnett: I thought you would.
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Version of Lux Video Theatre: The Enchanted Cottage (1955) See more »

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We loved the movie so much, we named our home after the title
3 January 2000 | by See all my reviews

My wife and I had seen this wonderful,hopeful romantic film, long ago.When we retired to the Ocean Shore, we built our dream cottage. All who visit have remarked on the feeling they get when they enter our home. We christened it The Enchanted Cottage and had that name carved across our mantle.We love to tell the story behind the name and even have a copy of the Movie to share with others as the video is no longer available.Our friends are charmed by the premise, and share our feeling about this absolute gem of a movie.


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