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None But the Lonely Heart (1944)

113 min - Drama, Romance - 17 October 1944
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In pre-World War II London, Ernie Mott (Cary Grant), a Cockney layabout whose father was killed during World War I, learns that his mother, Ma (Miss Ethel Barrymore), is dying of cancer. In an effort to relieve his mother from the strain of running her shop on her own, Ernie pledges to help her with the business. Ma's failing health and financial desperation lead her to engage in some crooked business dealings, while Ernie courts trouble as he gets involved with a beguiling gangster's wife.

Director:  Clifford Odets
Writers:  Clifford Odets
Stars:  Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald, June Duprez, Jane Wyatt, George Coulouris, Dan Duryea, Roman Bohnen, Konstantin Shayne, Colin Kenny

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In pre-World War II London, Ernie Mott (Cary Grant), a Cockney layabout whose father was killed during World War I, learns that his mother, Ma (Miss Ethel Barrymore), is dying of cancer. In an effort to relieve his mother from the strain of running her shop on her own, Ernie pledges to help her with the business. Ma's failing health and financial desperation lead her to engage in some crooked business dealings, while Ernie courts trouble as he gets involved with a beguiling gangster's wife.



Tagline: "Black as the Ace I am!"

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  17 October 1944

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 53 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ACTOR — Cary Grant {“Ernie Mott”}
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE — Ethel Barrymore {“Ma Mott”} – WON
FILM EDITING — Roland Gross
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) — Hanns Eisler, C. Bakaleinikoff


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