Journey for Margaret

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MGM's weepy follow-up to the hugely successful hands-across-the sea Anglophilia of Mrs Miniver, this time featuring a nice, average American couple who adopt two orphaned (and disturbed, oh yes indeed) children during the Battle of Britain. Awesomely glutinous, but the fascinating thing about Margaret O'Brien is that, even at the age of five and in only her second film, she was already an accomplished actress rather than a cute personality.

Release details

Duration: 81 mins

Cast and crew

Director: WS Van Dyke
Screenwriter: David Hertz, William Ludwig
Cast: Robert Young
Laraine Day
Margaret O'Brien
Fay Bainter
Nigel Bruce
William Severn
Signe Hasso
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