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Till the End of Time (1946)

Approved | | Drama, Romance, War | 1946 (UK)
Drama about former WW2 Marines readjusting to civilian life and dealing with their mental and physical traumas.

Director:

Edward Dmytryk

Writers:

Allen Rivkin (screenplay), Niven Busch (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dorothy McGuire ... Pat Ruscomb
Guy Madison ... Cliff Harper
Robert Mitchum ... William Tabeshaw
Bill Williams ... Perry Kincheloe
Tom Tully ... C.W. Harper
William Gargan ... Sgt. Gunny Watrous
Jean Porter ... Helen Ingersoll
Johnny Sands ... Tommy
Loren Tindall ... Pinky
Ruth Nelson ... Amy Harper
Selena Royle ... Mrs. Kincheloe
Harry von Zell ... Scuffy (as Harry Von Zell)
Richard Benedict ... The Boy From Idaho
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Storyline

Three former Marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. Perry can't deal with the loss of the use of his legs. William is in trouble with bad debts. And Cliff can't decide what he wants to do with his life, although he gets encouragement from war widow Pat Ruscomb. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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BACK ... at last ... eager to get their arms around a girl ! See more »

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Drama | Romance | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1946 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

They Dream of Home See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Pat (Dorothy McGuire) drives a 1940 Chevrolet convertible; Pinky (Loren Tindall) drives a 1940 Mercury convertible. See more »

Quotes

Pat Ruscomb: What did you want to see me about?
Cliff Harper: I could say it all in a minute.
Pat Ruscomb: Right - I'll time you.
Cliff Harper: You're a tramp.
Pat Ruscomb: That leaves you just 40 seconds.
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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

(I Got Spurs) Jingle Jangle Jingle
(uncredited)
Music by Joseph J. Lilley
Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Sung by Robert Mitchum while walking to Guy Madison's home.
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Before its time
23 October 2005 | by eldorado90See all my reviews

Some jerk movie reviewer says it was to much of a tear jerker. What does he or she know. I , being a Vietnam combat vet, remember seeing the movie some years ago on TV and thinking how much I related to the story line. I can't remember much about the movie except for the fact that the filmmaker was right on when it came to trying to readjust. It ain't easy. Lots of resentment and hostility. The story may have tugged at the heart but film making has got to deal with the emotional side of ones story as well as the artful aspects of making a film. The reviewer obviously has spent no time in combat so as a result the main theme of the story escapes him or her. FIGURES


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