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The greatest love story of our time !

The White Cliffs of Dover

Susan travels with her father to England for a vacation. Invited to a society ball, Susan meets Sir John Ashwood and marries him after a whirlwind romance. However, American Susan never quite adjusts to life as a new member of the British gentry. Upon the outbreak of World War I, Ashwood is sent to the trenches and never returns. When her son goes off to fight in World War II, Susan fears the same tragic fate may befall him too.

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The White Cliffs of Dover Cast

Name Character
John Rogers He was 55, 36 years old when he died as Southampton Porter
J. Pat O'Malley He was 40, 80 years old when he died as Martin
Roddy McDowall He was 15, 70 years old when he died as John Ashwood II as a Boy
Tom Drake He was 25, 64 years old when he died as Dying American Soldier
C. Aubrey Smith He was 80, 85 years old when he died as Colonel Walter Forsythe
Arthur Shields He was 48, 74 years old when he died as Benson
Irene Dunne She was 45, 91 years old when she died as Susan Dunn
Elizabeth Taylor She was 12, 79 years old when she died as Betsy Kenney at Age 10
Frank Morgan He was 53, 59 years old when he died as Hiram Porter Dunn
Norma Varden She was 46, 90 years old when she died as Mrs. Bland
Dame May Whitty She was 78, 82 years old when she died as Nanny
Isobel Elsom She was 51, 87 years old when she died as Mrs. Bancroft
Alec Craig He was 59, 60 years old when he died as Billings
Matthew Boulton He was 215, 80 years old when he died as Immigration Officer
Arthur Gould-Porter was 39, 81 years old when died as Captain Portage
Molly Lamont She was 33, 91 years old when she died as Helen Hampton
June Lockhart She was 18, now 97 years old as Betsy Kenney at Age 18
Gavin Muir He was 43, 71 years old when he died as Captain Griffiths
Edmund Breon He was 61, 68 years old when he died as Major Rupert Bancroft
Charles Coleman He was 58, 65 years old when he died as Captain Davis
Alan Marshal He was 35, 52 years old when he died as Sir John Ashwood
Ian Wolfe He was 47, 95 years old when he died as Skipper of Honeymoon Boat
Ottola Nesmith She was 54, 82 years old when she died as Orderly in Hospital
Peter Lawford He was 20, 61 years old when he died as John Ashwood II as a Young Man
Herbert Evans He was 62, 69 years old when he died as Footman
Van Johnson He was 27, 92 years old when he died as Sam Bennett
Anita Sharp-Bolster She was 48, 89 years old when she died as Miller
Gerald Hamer He was 57, 85 years old when he died as Private
Kay Deslys She was 44, 74 years old when she died as Blonde Woman
Ethel Griffies She was 66, 97 years old when she died as Woman on Train Opening Window
Gladys Cooper She was 55, 82 years old when she died as Lady Jean Ashwood
Lumsden Hare He was 69, 89 years old when he died as The Vicar
Doris Lloyd She was 47, 71 years old when she died as Plump Lady at Boardinghouse
John Warburton He was 44, 82 years old when he died as Reggie Ashwood
Miles Mander He was 55, 57 years old when he died as Major Loring at Hospital
Clifford Brooke He was 71, 78 years old when he died as Indian Major in Boardinghouse
Jill Esmond She was 36, 82 years old when she died as Rosamund
Keith Hitchcock He was 56, 78 years old when he died as Duke of Waverly
Harry Allen He was 78, 85 years old when he died as English Cabbie
Adrienne D'Ambricourt She was 65, 79 years old when she died as Madam at Dieppe Hotel
Emily Fitzroy She was 83, 93 years old when she died as Spinster in Boardinghouse
Adolf E. Licho as Frenchman at Dieppe Train Station
Franklyn Farnum He was 65, 83 years old when he died as Ball Guest
Charles Irwin He was 57, 13 years old when he died as Farmer Ben Kenney
Brenda Forbes She was 35, 87 years old when she died as Gwennie
Guy D'Ennery as Curate in Boardinghouse
George Davis He was 30, 51 years old when he died as Boots
Gary Gray He was 13, 47 years old when he died as Boy at Dinner Table
Clyde Cook He was 52, 116 years old when he died as Jennings
Vernon Downing He was 31, 60 years old when he died as Lieutenant Davis Herrick
Wilson Benge He was 69, 80 years old when he died as Chauffeur
George Kirby He was 10, 61 years old when he died as Old Man
Stuart Holmes He was 60, 87 years old when he died as Ball Guest
Lal Chand Mehra He was 46, 83 years old when he died as Indian Student in Boardinghouse
Larry Wheat He was 67, 86 years old when he died as Guest in Boardinghouse

The White Cliffs of Dover Crew

Name Department
Edwin B. Willis as Set Decoration. He was 51 (70) years old when He died Art
Randall Duell as Art Direction. He was 40 (89) years old when He died Art
Warren Newcombe as Special Effects. He was 50 (66) years old when He died Crew
Claudine West as Screenplay. She was 60 (59) years old when She died Writing
Gile Steele as Costume Design. He was 35 (43) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Charles E. Wallace as Sound. He was 41 (78) years old when He died Sound
A. Arnold Gillespie as Special Effects. He was 44 (78) years old when He died Crew
Robert Kern as Editor. He was 59 (87) years old when He died Editing
Jan Lustig as Screenplay. He was 41 (76) years old when He died Writing
Cedric Gibbons as Art Direction. He was 51 (67) years old when He died Art
Jack Dawn as Makeup Designer. He was 52 (69) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
George Froeschel as Screenplay. He was 53 (88) years old when He died Writing
Douglas Shearer as Sound Director. He was 44 (71) years old when He died Sound
Herbert Stothart as Original Music Composer. He was 58 (63) years old when He died Sound
Clarence Brown as Director. He was 54 (97) years old when He died Directing
Clarence Brown as Producer. He was 54 (97) years old when He died Production
Robert H. Planck as Director of Photography. He was 41 (69) years old when He died Camera
Alice Duer Miller as Poem. She was 69 (68) years old when She died Crew
Irene as Costume Supervisor. She was 43 (61) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
Ramsay Hill as Technical Advisor. He was 53 (85) years old when He died Crew
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The White Cliffs of Dover (78 years)

The greatest love story of our time !

  • Release day: Thursday, May 11, 1944
  • Runtime: 126 minutes