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Since You Went Away (1944)


Written by Tim Dirks

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Movie Title/Year and Scene Descriptions

Since You Went Away (1944)

In director John Cromwell's family war drama - based on Margaret Buell Wilder's bestselling novel:

  • the beautifully filmed, heart-rending parting scene at the train station, filmed from the point of view of the departing soldier William Smollett (Robert Walker) leaving on the moving train
  • the view of his girlfriend Jane (Jennifer Jones) running alongside the train and dodging large structural supports, as she cried out: "I love you darling!"


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