Remember the Day (1941)

Genres - Drama  |   Release Date - Dec 25, 1941 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A nostalgic and patriotic film from director Henry King similar to such later films as The Corn Is Green (1945). Claudette Colbert, stars as Nora Trinell, an aging schoolteacher awaiting a meeting with presidential candidate Dewey Roberts (Shepperd Strudwick). As Nora waits, she reflects on the past. It seems that a young Dewey (Douglas Croft) is Nora's pupil many years earlier in 1916, and has developed a schoolboy crush on his teacher, who encourages him to pursue his dreams. Nora, however, is quietly married to a fellow teacher, Dan Hopkins (John Payne), which inspires Dewey's jealousy when he discovers the truth. Tragedy awaits Dan, however, when he joins with the Canadian forces entering World War I.

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aging, candidate, charm [personality], childhood, crush, death, flashback, hobby, husband, infatuation, jealousy, love, meeting, memory, politician, presidential-candidate, reminiscence, school, student, teacher, war