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Actors: Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten, Shirley Temple

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Mary Marshall is a young woman who has taken a two-week leave from prison which she is permitted to visit family. Marshall was sentenced for murder, after killing a former distorted boss that tried to sexually assualt her. Defending herself from the attack led to a accidental death that she had no means to act on.

While boarding a train she meets army vet, Zachary Morgan who also on leave from a Virgina psych ward after his doctors believe he will be able to handle living normally in the outside world, at least for a brief moment. The emotional unstable veteran takes a strong liking for Marshall as the two make small talk. After learning she will get off on the next stop, he tells a make believe story to Mary and get off the same stop as her, when the truth is, he has no place to go. Mary invites Morgan to her family's home and from there discussion between them gets very deep.

Mary learns that Morgan has encounter psychological wounds during his time in the war, which affected him heavily, leaving him no choice to really handle the real world as he used to. Marshall carefully listens to all of Zachary's problems, realizing that she too can relate the same way, but in different situations, though she resist to tell her own somber story, so she can be there for her new friend in hopes he can recover from his traumatic experience. Meanwhile, Marshall parents supportive of Mary while her young cousin Barbara is trying to adjust to Mary, but after spending more time together, the bond between the cousins grows slowly after learing the real reason behind Marshall's incarceration. With family by her side, Morgan is becoming more part of Mary's life the more she spends time with him. The tragic accident still stays on Mary's mind and wants Zachary to know her issues, but realize that her secret is not meant to reveal yet.
The review of this Movie prepared by Alicia M.








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   guilt over actions that lead to death/injury Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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