History Film / SinceYouWentAway

6th Feb '16 6:20:50 PM LongTallShorty64
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The Hiltons are a well-to-do family living somewhere in FlyoverCountry. Patriarch Tim Hilton has just left for service in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII when the movie starts, leaving his wife Anne (Claudette Colbert) and their daughters Jane (Jennifer Jones) and Brig (16-year-old Creator/ShirleyTemple) to cope with life on the home front while Tim is away. Forced to save money after losing Tim's civilian salary, the Hiltons take in a boarder, Col. Smollett (Monty Woolley), whose grandson Bill (Robert Walker) falls for Jane.

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The Hiltons are a well-to-do family living somewhere in FlyoverCountry. Patriarch Tim Hilton has just left for service in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII when the movie starts, leaving his wife Anne (Claudette Colbert) (Creator/ClaudetteColbert) and their daughters Jane (Jennifer Jones) and Brig (16-year-old Creator/ShirleyTemple) to cope with life on the home front while Tim is away. Forced to save money after losing Tim's civilian salary, the Hiltons take in a boarder, Col. Smollett (Monty Woolley), whose grandson Bill (Robert Walker) falls for Jane.
5th Nov '15 12:18:44 AM PaulA
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* TrainStationGoodbye: The TropeMaker, as Jane sees Bill off when he's going away to war. There are declarations of love, there's Jane running after the moving train, there's BIll handing her a keepsake (his watch) from the moving window.

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* TrainStationGoodbye: The TropeMaker, as Jane sees Bill off when he's going away to war. There are declarations of love, there's Jane running after the moving train, there's BIll Bill handing her a keepsake (his watch) from the moving window.
4th Nov '15 9:12:48 PM Mdumas43073
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The Hiltons are a well-to-do family living somewhere in FlyoverCountry. Patriarch Tim Hilton has just left for service in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII when the movie starts, leaving his wife Anne (Claudette Colbert) and their daughters Jane (Jennifer Jones) and Brig (16-year-old Creator/ShirleyTemple) to cope with life on the home front while Tim is away. Forced to save money after losing Tim's civilian salary, the Hiltons take in a boarder, Col. Smollett, whose grandson Bill (Robert Walker) falls for Jane.

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The Hiltons are a well-to-do family living somewhere in FlyoverCountry. Patriarch Tim Hilton has just left for service in UsefulNotes/WorldWarII when the movie starts, leaving his wife Anne (Claudette Colbert) and their daughters Jane (Jennifer Jones) and Brig (16-year-old Creator/ShirleyTemple) to cope with life on the home front while Tim is away. Forced to save money after losing Tim's civilian salary, the Hiltons take in a boarder, Col. Smollett, Smollett (Monty Woolley), whose grandson Bill (Robert Walker) falls for Jane.
4th Nov '15 9:06:50 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''since You Went Away''''' is a black-and-white drama film from 1944, directed by John Cromwell.

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'''''since '''''Since You Went Away''''' is a black-and-white drama film from 1944, directed by John Cromwell.
4th Nov '15 9:06:33 PM Mdumas43073
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''Since You Went Away'' is a black and white film from 1944, directed by John Cromwell.

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''Since '''''since You Went Away'' Away''''' is a black and white black-and-white drama film from 1944, directed by John Cromwell.
2nd Aug '15 1:22:06 PM freesefan
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* HaveAGayOldTime; "Do you know of any place here in this gay metropolis where I can conquer my two passions at the same time?"

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* HaveAGayOldTime; HaveAGayOldTime;
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"Do you know of any place here in this gay metropolis where I can conquer my two passions at the same time?"time?"
** "This powderbox is not too gay."
2nd Aug '15 1:13:19 PM freesefan
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* TheVoiceless: Brig's very shy friend Gladys, who pops up from time to time to signal Brig with a "Pssst!" but never talks. Fiinally at the end she manages to gasp out a "Merry Christmas."
2nd Aug '15 1:11:16 PM freesefan
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* {{Melodrama}}

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* {{Melodrama}}{{Melodrama}}: Much tragedy, heightened emotions, and crying to be had.
* ParlorGames: The Hiltons play Charades from time to time. The super-dignified Col. Smollett has to act out "bottoms up".
2nd Aug '15 1:04:33 PM freesefan
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* TrainStationGoodbye: The TropeMaker, as Jane sees Bill off when he's going away to war. There are declarations of love, there's Jane running after the moving train, there's BIll handing her a keepsake (his watch) from the moving window.

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* TrainStationGoodbye: The TropeMaker, as Jane sees Bill off when he's going away to war. There are declarations of love, there's Jane running after the moving train, there's BIll handing her a keepsake (his watch) from the moving window.window.
* WrenchWench: Anne eventually goes to work as a welder.
2nd Aug '15 12:19:48 PM freesefan
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* ComingOfAgeStory: One of the main plot elements is Jane growing from immature teenaged girl to a grown woman.



* DeathNotification: Sort of. Anne receives the standard telegram, but it says that Tim is missing in action.

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* DeathNotification: Sort of. Anne receives the standard telegram, but it says that Tim is missing in action. The later telegram informing the family that Bill was killed in Italy arrives offscreen, with Anne telling Jane after Jane comes home.
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