A small wartime gem featuring the luminous Garland, directed by her future husband, in a rare nonsinging role. The story is deceptively simple; it is in the subtle touches that the genius of this film lies. Garland and Walker meet under the big clock at Pennsylvania Station in New York.
They fall in love and marry within 48 hours. This kind of thing happened often in real life, and Gallico's story feels authentic. So does the incredible rear-screen projection work and the huge sets that would cause any New Yorker to bet serious money that the film was done on location in the Big
Apple. Not so. It was a back-lot job and a tribute to the talents of its technicians. E...