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Sentimental Journey (1946)

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A real three-handkerchief affair, Sentimental Journey stars John Payne and Maureen O'Hara as a Broadway producer Bill and his actress-wife Julie. Unable to have children, Julie adopts orphaned girl Hitty (Connie Marshall). Shortly afterward, Julie dies of a heart attack, leaving Hitty in the care of the sullen Bill, who can't seem to "connect" with the girl. Eventually Hitty wins Bill's heart, but not without the implicit celestial intervention of the departed Julie. Much-needed comedy relief is provided by Mischa Auer and, to a lesser extent, William Bendix. Sentimental Journey was remade in 1958 as The Gift of Love, with Lauren Bacall in the Maureen O'Hara role.

Cast

Cedric Hardwicke
as Dr. Miller
Mischa Auer
as Lawrence Ayres
Ruth Nelson
as Mrs. McMasters
Lillian Bronson
as Miss Benson
Olive Blakeney
as Mrs. Deane
James Flavin
as Detective
William Haade
as Bus Driver
Mary Field
as Chaperon
Byron Foulger
as Clerk in Toy Shop
George E. Stone
as Toy Hawker
John Davidson
as Floorwalker
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Sugary goo with a rather stupid lead female character, a selfish unsympathetic male one and an annoying child actress. Mawkish and melodramatic.

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