A black and white film from 1944 about a woman and her family coping on the home front when her husband is serving in WWII. Cast included a grown up Creator/ShirleyTemple.

Produced by David O. Selznik for Creator/UnitedArtists. Nominated for a large passel of Oscars, and won some of the minor ones.

[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Since_You_Went_Away Details are here, for now.]]

* AltarTheSpeed: Lampshaded and then averted.
* AnyoneCanDie: Well, not ''anybody'', but anybody who's left for the war.
* {{Melodrama}}
* StarCrossedLovers: In an ironic twist, they are played by an actor/actress couple in the middle of a divorce, because the actress is having an affair with the screenwriter/producer.
* TrainStationGoodbye: The TropeMaker.