The White Cliffs of Dover Poster

Release Date: 1944

DVD Release Date: January 19th, 2010

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
Susan (Irene Dunne) travels with her father (Frank Morgan) to England for a vacation. Invited to a society ball, Susan meets Sir John Ashwood (Alan Marshal) and marries him after a whirlwind romance. However, American Susan never quite adjusts to life as a new member of the British gentry. Upon the outbreak of World War I, Ashwood is sent to the trenches and never returns. When her son (Peter Lawford) goes off to fight in World War II, Susan fears the same tragic fate may befall him too.

Cast: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Frank Morgan, Roddy McDowall, Peter Lawford, Dame May Whitty, C. Aubrey Smith, Gladys Cooper

Director: Clarence Brown

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Sacrifice, London, Father, 1930s, 1940s, Hospital, Girlfriend, Love, Melodramatic, Growing up, Son, Hotel, Moving


Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)