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I'll Be Seeing You (1945)

I'll Be Seeing You (1945)

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In this moving romantic drama, Ginger Rogers stars as a woman convicted of manslaughter. She is granted a 10-day furlough for Christmas to visit relatives. Once out, on a train she encounters a shell-shocked vet on leave from the VA psych ward. Together they attempt to have a happy Christmas.

Cast

Joseph Cotten
as Zachary Morgan
Ginger Rogers
as Mary Marshall
Shirley Temple
as Barbara Marshall
Spring Byington
as Mrs. Marshall
Tom Tully
as Mr. Marshall
Chill Wills
as Swanson
Dare Harris
as Lt. Bruce
Dane Harris
as Lt. Bruce
Kenny Bowers
as Sailor on Train
Dorothy Stone
as Salesgirl
John James
as Paratrooper
Eddie Hall
as Charlie Hartman
Joe Haworth
as Sailor in Coffee Shop
Gary Gray
as Boys Outside Theater
Jack Carr
as Counterman
Bob Meredith
as Soldier/Father on Train
Robert Dudley
as YMCA Hotel Attendant
Margaret Bert
as Mother of Boys
Earl W. Johnson
as Dog Owner
John Derek
as Lieutenant Bruce
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Critic Reviews for I'll Be Seeing You

All Critics (1)

A satisfying WW11 melodrama.

Full Review… | November 21, 2004
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Audience Reviews for I'll Be Seeing You

A surprise from out of nowhere, Joe Cotton is great as a sensitive vet`with PTSD, struggling to cope. Ginger Rogers has her own kind of agony to deal with, just as serious, on home for a Christmastime furlough. They meet, these two terribly damaged people, and somehow manage to strengthen one another, and such are the performances of the leads that you root for them all the way through. I didn't expect anything from this, but boy was I wrong. Don't wait till this accidentally shows up on your doorstep. Instead seek it out, and you'll be rewarded.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

I'LL BE SEEING YOU (1944) will, for once and for all, change all perceptions of Hollywood during WWII. This very adult, mature and touching film deals with a soldier suffering from PTSD and a woman on furlough from prison for the holiday season. Devoid of all sentimentality, I'LL BE SEEING YOU deals frankly with the impact of war on soldiers while equally dealing with the hardships facing Americans during the war and in particular the plight of women, not as they wait for their men to return but as they are exploited both for labor and sex. What's perhaps best about I'LL BE SEEING YOU is that it stays clear of easy plot points and conflicts you may expect and instead paints a portrait of sadness and hardship but simultaneously the true and right way we humans should behave. Simply stellar!

Michael Lupetin
Michael Lupetin

By the books fluff, but still entertaining. The psych/PTSD treatment in the movie is laughable, but so is every other movie of the times that addressed psychological issues. Ginger Rogers is always lovable.

Matt Heiser
Matt Heiser

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