Saturday, December 13, 2014

I'll Be Seeing You (1944)

I'll Be Seeing You is a 1944 film that takes place during the Christmas holidays. It's directed by William Dieterle and stars Joseph Cotton, Ginger Rogers, Spring Byington and Shirley Temple. Ginger Rogers is on a special furlough from prison where she's serving a term for accidental manslaughter. Joseph Cotton is on leave from a military hospital where he's being treated for shell shock. They meet on the train, but hide the truth from each other. I really enjoyed this. The actors are very good, and the story is such a sweet one.

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DVD Verdict calls it, "a sweet story, nicely acted by its experienced cast" and recommends it "In the spirit of compassion and goodwill". Rotten Tomatoes has a 72% audience score.

2 comments:

  1. Wow, I was surprised to see Shirley Temple in this film. I have to say, deception never works. The truth often comes out, regardless. This was a good moral, as well as period tale.

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    1. Shirley Temple is an asset here. I wonder why she never made it as an adult actor.

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