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Old Gramps (Lionel Barrymore) is not about to go gentle into that good night when Mr. Brink (Cedric Hardwicke), who sometimes travels under the name of the Grim Reaper, comes calling. Read More
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Julian Northrup, "Gramps"
Marcia Giles
Mr. Grimes
Dr. Evans
Mr. Pilbeam
Demetria Riffle
Sheriff Burlingame
April 10, 2012
Poignant, haunting film about the power of love amidst the ever-present specter of Death. A beautiful allegor., Lionel Barrymore is at his crotchety best and the supporting cast of Beulah Bondi, Henry Travers, Grant Mitchell and the endearing Bobs Watson add to the heartwarming feel of the film. A real treasure!
May 03, 2009
One of my favorite all time movies. Its a heart warming story with an excellent performance by Lionel Barrymore. Barrymore is funny, genuine and has that usual Lionel Barrymore charm and grandfatherly appeal. I've been looking to buy this movie for years but for now I have to wait until its run on one of the classic movie channels.

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