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Still from Douglas Sirk’s There’s Always Tomorrow (1956) courtesy Universal/Photofest

There’s Always Tomorrow

Introduced by Marsha Gordon, North Carolina State University

Douglas Sirk: Torture and Ecstasy

  • Saturday, April 29, 2023
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
  • East Building Auditorium
  • Films
  • In-person
  • Registration Required

In There’s Always Tomorrow — screenwriter Bernard C. Schoenfeld’s adaptation of Ursula Parrott’s novel of the same title — a wealthy owner of a toy factory (Fred MacMurray) is reunited with the great love of his youth (Barbara Stanwyck) and questions his own gray middle-class life, sparking hostility from his children. Filmed in black and white by Russel Metty. (Douglas Sirk, 1956, DCP, 84 minutes)

A book signing of Becoming the Ex-Wife: The Unconventional Life & Forgotten Writings of Ursula Parrott follows the screening.