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Between Two Worlds Details


In this remake of , which updated the story to include topical refences to the war still raging in Europe, Henry (Paul Henreid) and Ann (Eleanor Parker) are a couple from Austria hoping to escape Nazi bombings. They are en route to a ship leaving Europe when an explosion throws them from their car and leaves many passersby dead. Despondent and unable to meet the ship, the couple return to their apartment and decide to commit suicide by turning on the gas. They awake to find themselves on a ship shrouded in fog and carrying many passengers, among them Tom Prior (John Garfield), a wisecracking reporter who was also a witness to the earlier bombing. Henry and Ann discover that the ship is actually Limbo, a waiting station between Heaven and Hell, where Mr. Thompson (Sydney Greenstreet) will determine their final destination for eternity. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi


John Garfield
as Tom Prior
Paul Henreid
as Henry
Sydney Greenstreet
as Thompson
Eleanor Parker
as Ann
Edmund Gwenn
as Scrubby
George Tobias
as Pete Musick
George Coulouris
as Lingley
Faye Emerson
as Maxine
Sara Allgood
as Mrs. Midget
Isobel Elsom
as Mrs. Cliveden-Banks
Gilbert Emery
as Mr. Cliveden-Banks
Lester Matthews
as Dispatcher
Pat O'Moore
as Clerk


Mark Hellinger
Daniel Fuchs
Carl Guthrie
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Composer (Music Score)
Rudi Fehr
Jack McConaghy
Set Designer
Perc Westmore