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The Time of Your Life

The Time of Your Life(1948)

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Brief Synopsis

A philosophical drunk encourages his friends to live their dreams to the hilt.

Cast & Crew

H. C. Potter Director
James Cagney Joe...whose hobby is people
William Bendix Nick...his hobby is horses
Wayne Morris Tom...Joe's disciple, errand boy, stooge and friend
Jeanne Cagney Kitty Duval...a young woman with memories [also known as Katerina Koronovski]
Broderick Crawford [Krupp] A bewildered cop
Ward Bond McCarthy, a "blatherskite"
James Barton [Kit Carson] A cigar store Indian fighter
Paul Draper [Harry] "A natural born dancer"
Gale Page [Mary L.] A woman of quality
James Lydon [Dudley Raoul Bostwick] A frantic young man in love
Richard Erdman [Willie] Marble game maniac
Pedro de Cordoba Arab philosopher

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World Premiere in New York: 26 May 1948
Release Date:  1948 Production Date:  *AFI; UCLA
16mm safety; 2 reels of 2 (ca. 4000 ft.); M47637; A3-524-2
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Recording) Production Co:  Cagney Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  109 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,853    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Nice...not stellar...but nice

    el debbo 2016-09-12

    I used to go to a waterfront saloon years ago, way up here in Nova Scotia, and it was populated by un-homogenized characters similar to those in this... MORE>

  • Intelectual nonsense

    J. D. Jitters 2016-06-22

    This is one of those films where by the (Stars?) will expose there intellectual prowess. The only problem only those with big heads pretend to understand... MORE>

  • One Of Cagney's Best!

    Margaret Dampier 2012-01-02

    Movie shows the incredible range and versatility of this great actor! In title role of "Nick" the eccentirc and mysterious barrom observer,... MORE>