• None but the Lonely Heart (1944)

None but the Lonely Heart

Release Date: 1944

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Cary Grant, Ethel Barrymore, Barry Fitzgerald, June Duprez, Jane Wyatt, George Coulouris, Dan Duryea, Konstantin Shayne

Director: Clifford Odets

Genres: Drama

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.

Keywords: Mother, Death, Dark, Brooding, 1930s, Temptation, Forbidden love, Son, Wife, London, Fall, House

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Awards

Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
Nominated Actor
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Film Editing