There's Always Tomorrow (1956)

There's Always Tomorrow


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There's Always Tomorrow is a remake of a 1934 film of the same name. Fred MacMurray is a toy company executive whose wife (Joan Bennett) and kids (Gigi Perreau, William Reynolds and Judy Nugent) take him for granted. Barbara Stanwyck is Fred's former girlfriend, whose own business activities result in a surprise reunion. MacMurray falls back in love with Stanwyck and prepares to leave his family. MacMurray's children go to Stanwyck and politely ask her to back off. She does so, and MacMurray's … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Ursula Parrott, Bernard C. Schoenfeld
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Critic Reviews for There's Always Tomorrow

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For Pete's sake, have mercy on Dad -- especially if you are contemplating taking him to see this film.

Full Review… | March 24, 2007
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It's as suffocating a portrait of suburban middle class life as the you'll find in fifties cinema and Stanwyck is the flame that casts everything else into shadow.

Full Review… | April 26, 2010

Its title seems appropriate for a soap opera.

Full Review… | March 22, 2007
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Audience Reviews for There's Always Tomorrow

Stylish drama acted expertly by super professionals. The powerful duo of Stanwyck and MacMurray excel when paired together and this is a fine example of that. Sadly this film is somewhat obscure.A shame since it really does examine in simple terms the crisis a man faces when he realizes he has fallen into a rut without being aware of it. Another winner from Sirk and perhaps even better then some of his better known films, which are certainly enjoyable if sometimes over the top and a little lurid, since the drama is muted and closer to real life.

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