To Each His Own (1946)

To Each His Own





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Olivia De Havilland won the first of her two Academy Awards for To Each His Own. During World War I, De Havilland falls in love with a young soldier (John Lund). He is killed in battle before they can marry, leaving De Havilland to raise their child alone. She gives the baby up for adoption, then goes to work in the cosmetic business, working her way up to an executive post. While in London on business during World War II, Olivia comes face to face with her grown son (John Lund again), now a … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Charles Brackett, Jacques Théry
In Theaters:
Paramount Pictures [us]


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as Belle Ingham

as Griggsy (age 5 1/2)

as Mr. Clinton

as Mrs. Clinton

as Miss Pringle

as Mr. Harkett

as Miss Claflin

as Mrs. Nix

as Clarence Ingham

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as Funny Little Waiter

as Lorena

as Policeman

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as Cockney Taxi Driver

as Lt. Flyer

as Messenger Boy

as Gregory (younger)

as Dr. McLaughlin

as Billy Ingham

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Critic Reviews for To Each His Own

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

One of Olivia de Havilland's best film, for which she deservedly won her first Oscar, and one of Hollywood's most emotionally effective melodramas.

Full Review… | July 2, 2010

April 15, 2007

Audience Reviews for To Each His Own


Wonderful tearjerker with a ending that knocks you out.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


A little too soapy for my taste but Olivia de Havilland elevates this film several notches and is amply rewarded with an Oscar.

Laura Cameron

Super Reviewer

A woman's movie tear-jerker; but it's so damn good. La de Haviland one a best actress Oscar for this performance.

Arthur Roach

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