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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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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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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

When Robbie and his father are on the porch at the abandoned homestead, the boom mic is visible above Robbie's head. See more »

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

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Ah Pioneers!
21 April 2004 | by jotix100See all my reviews

We take for granted a lot of things in our lives. The struggle of the first settlers of this country is something we don't tend to think much about, yet, what these people endured during the XIX century, is something most of us, today, are not prepared to do, myself included.

The film is a sweet account to a Scottish family settling in Wisconsin. As directed by Alan Reisner, it makes us look into the past as this family decides to take root in a hostile environment. It was a surprise to hear the score by the great Max Steiner in the background, as it helps the film tremendously.

The acting by Cameron Mitchell, Glynis Johns, and the rest of the cast is predictable. The children are wonderful, as they decide to continue the legacy of their parents.


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