The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry
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The Strange Affair of Uncle Harry

Year:
Duration:
80 min
Genres:
Drama | Film-Noir
IMDB rate:
6.8
Director:
Robert Siodmak
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1945-08-17
Filming Locations: New Hampshire, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
George Sanders
Harry Melville Quincey
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Lettie Quincey
Sara Allgood
Nona
Moyna MacGill
Hester Quincy (as Moyna Macgill)
Samuel S. Hinds
Dr. Adams
Harry von Zell
Ben (as Harry VonZell)
Judy Clark
Helen
Coulter Irwin
Biff Wagner (as Coulter F. Irwin)
Craig Reynolds
John Warren
Robert J. Anderson
Child (uncredited)
Clarence G. Badger
Member of quartette (voice) (uncredited)
Rodney Bell
Joe the Greek (uncredited)
Dawn Bender
Joan Warren (uncredited)
Ruth Cherrington
Matron (uncredited)
Mike Clifton
Child (uncredited)
Neal Dodd
Minister (uncredited)
Robert Dudley
Stationmaster (uncredited)
Billy Gray
Child (uncredited)
Ethel Griffies
Mrs. Nelson (uncredited)
William Hall
Moving Man (uncredited)
Harry Hayden
Slavin (uncredited)
Billy Henderson
Johnny (uncredited)
Holmes Herbert
Warden (uncredited)
Frank Jaquet
Salesman (uncredited)
Arthur Loft
Mr. Follinsbee (uncredited)
Robert Malcolm
Connors (uncredited)
Gregory Marshall
Child (uncredited)
Matt McHugh
Moving Man (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie
Manager (uncredited)
Norman Nielson
Member of quartette (voice) (uncredited)
Barbara Pepper
Annie (uncredited)
Fred Santley
Waiter (uncredited)
Wallace Scott
Barman (uncredited)
Sarah Selby
Alice (uncredited)
Walter Soderling
Judd Jessup (uncredited)
Irene Tedrow
Mrs. Follinsbee (uncredited)
Jan Williams
Member of quartette (voice) (uncredited)
Will Wright
Mr. Nelson (uncredited)
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Trivia
The film was previewed with five different endings and the existing one (a complete departure from the play) was selected for reasons of popular response and censorship, prompting the resignation of producer Joan Harrison from Universal Pictures.
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Harry's line about home references Robert Frost's "Death of the Hired Man": "Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in."
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"Theater Guild on the Air" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 18, 1947 with Geraldine Fitzgerald reprising her film role.
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Goofs
In the two newspaper headlines we see, The Concord Enterprise spells the family surname as Quincey, whilst Corinth Home News has it as Quincy.
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Quotes
Harry Melville Quincey: As the poet said, Home is where you go, and they have to let you in.
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Photos from cast
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