Smilin' Through (1941)

10/01/1941 (US) MusicRomanceFantasyWar 1h 40m

The Musical Triumph In Technicolor


John Carteret has long been depressed and lonely, because, at his wedding years ago, his bride, Moonyean, was murdered. He accepts into his house Kathleen, the 5 year old orphaned niece of Moonyean, and she quickly grows up to look just like her aunt. Kathleen meets and falls in love with a mysterious stranger from America, Kenneth Wayne. When John hears of this he is furious, and we learn that it was Kenneth's father, Jeremy, who had killed Moonyean years before. John carries his grudge against Jeremy to the new generation, and threatens to ruin his niece's happiness, but he softens in the end.

  1. Frank Borzage


  2. John L. Balderston


  3. Donald Ogden Stewart


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  1. Jeanette MacDonald

    Jeanette MacDonald

    Kathleen / Moonyean Clare

  2. Brian Aherne

    Brian Aherne

    Sir John Carteret

  3. Gene Raymond

    Gene Raymond

    Kenneth 'Ken' Wayne / Jeremy 'Jerry' Wayne

  4. Ian Hunter

    Ian Hunter

    Reverend Owen Harding

  5. Frances Robinson

    Frances Robinson

    Ellen, John's Housekeeper

  6. Patrick O'Moore

    Patrick O'Moore

    Willie Ainley

  7. Eric Lonsdale

    Charles, Kenneth's Batman

  8. Jackie Horner

    Jackie Horner

    Kathleen, as a Child

  9. David Clyde

    David Clyde


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Smilin' Through
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Original Language English

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