Greatest Movies Through 1960

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Penny Serenade (1941)

Posted by Technoheaven on January 1, 1941

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119 min – view video trailer

Director: George Stevens
Starring: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne

Genres: Drama, Romance

IMDB 7.0 / Amazon 4.2 / Tomatometer 93%

Oscars: Nominated for 1 Won 0

A couple’s big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. IMDB 7.0 from over 3,221 users

A marriage is put to the test when an earthquake leads to a miscarriage, leaving the woman barren but this is only the beginning. When the couple is barely able to scrape by financially due to a new job, and their adopted daughter suddenly becomes fatally ill, their despair drives them to the brink of a breakdown. Amazon 4.2 stars from over 101 users

Irene Dunne) begins reflecting on her past. She recalls her near-impulsive marriage to newspaper reporter Roger Adams (Cary Grant), which begins on a deliriously happy note but turns out to be fraught with tragedy. While honeymooning in Japan, Julie and Roger are trapped in the 1923 earthquake, which results in her miscarriage and subsequent incapability to bear children. Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer 93% Audience 74%


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