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All Mine to Give (1957)

Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Romance | January 1958 (USA)
An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Director:

Allen Reisner

Writers:

Dale Eunson (screen play), Katherine Albert (screen play) (as Katherine Eunson) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Glynis Johns ... Jo Eunson
Cameron Mitchell ... Robert Eunson
Rex Thompson ... Robbie Eunson
Patty McCormack ... Annabelle Eunson
Ernest Truex ... Dr. Delbert
Hope Emerson ... Mrs. Pugmeister
Alan Hale Jr. ... Tom Cullen (as Alan Hale)
Sylvia Field ... Lelia Delbert
Royal Dano ... Howard Tyler
Reta Shaw ... Mrs. Runyon
Stephen Wootton Stephen Wootton ... Jimmy Eunson
Tom Nolan Tom Nolan ... Kirk Eunson (as Butch Bernard)
Yolanda White Yolanda White ... Elizabeth Eunson
Rita Johnson ... Katie Tyler
Ellen Corby ... Mrs. Raiden
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Storyline

This is a story based on fact that follows a husband and wife who emigrate from Scotland to Wisconsin in the 1850's. They work very hard and become welcome citizens of their new town, Eureka. They have six children. They prosper in the husband's boat building business. But when their eldest is 12, tragedy strikes the family, and the 12-year old is burdened with a terrible task which he handles as well as any adult could. Written by Ron Kerrigan

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1958 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Day They Gave Babies Away See more »

Filming Locations:

Big Bear, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Twin brothers, Mark Easton and Paul Easton, played twin infants in the movie. They were born in Los Angeles, CA, on Wednesday, February 29, 1956. See more »

Goofs

As young Robbie leaves his house for the last time, the camera angle reveals the snowy backdrop to be on a sound stage as the catwalk is seen clearly for a second or two. See more »

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Featured in Dream Me Up Scotty! (2013) See more »

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Loss of a fine talent
11 July 2004 | by donnaleemartinSee all my reviews

This is a very affecting movie. I can't watch it for two minutes without crying. I always seem to catch the last few minutes of it but those have more meaning and human feeling than the vast majority of movies made recently. In my opinion, the oldest boy of the family is the main reason it's so good. I remember being jarred by his English accent when the other kids had none, but his touching performance and captivating looks soon overcame that problem. The first time I saw the movie, I couldn't believe anyone could be as strong as Robbie, I couldn't believe what was happening in the movie,and I kept waiting for the Hollywood ending that didn't come. After seeing the movie again today, I searched for the name of the boy, Rex Thompson, and was disappointed to see that his career ended quite some time ago. What a waste. I'd really like to know what happened to him.


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