On Borrowed Time Movie Review 1939

Information and Film Reviews for On Borrowed Time the Movie

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Engrossing tale of Death (Hardwicke) coming for an old man (Barrymore) who isn't ready to die so he traps him in his backyard apple tree. Performances are first rate in this good adaptation of the stage success (originally by Eugene O'Neill). Hardwicke is especially a standout; he gave up theatre for Hollywood after making this film.

Distribution

MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 99 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Grandparents, Death & the Afterlife, Adapted from a Play, Plays to Film: Eugene O'Neill
Cast
Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel, Bobs Watson, Henry Travers
Cinematography
Joseph Ruttenberg
Director
Harold Bucquet
Producer
MGM, Sidney Franklin

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