A wartime salute to England with a cavalcade of stars and directors to give it snap, FOREVER AND A DAY depicts the history of a great manor house in London.
Built by Admiral Trimble (Smith) during the Napoleonic era, we see the house pass from the hands of one generation to another. Scores of stars and character actors appear in cameos in this stunning film, its only major detraction being that we'd like to see more of all of them. Many highly
appealing players of the age (Matthews, Rains, Coburn, Horton) are whisked onscreen to our delight and then passed over summarily. Exceptional are Laughton as a comic butler, Hardwicke and Keaton as plumbers, Lanchester as...