It is a remake of the film Outward Bounditself based on the play of the same name. Searching the streets for him during Solar Prestige A Gammon - Josef Klang - Cerebral Waves German air raidhis wife Ann Eleanor Parker witnesses a bomb obliterate a car full of passengers on their way to the docks.
She returns to their apartment to find that Henry has turned on the gas to commit suicide. Despite his opposition, she joins him. Suddenly, the pair find themselves on board a fog-shrouded cruise ship. Ann recognizes the other passengers as those killed in the bombing. The steward, Scrubby Edmund Gwennasks them not to tell the others they are dead; it is better that they come to the realization themselves. At first, the couple is delighted to be together eternally, but find their situation unbearable as they become acquainted with the others.
Timid Anglican priest Reverend William Duke Dennis King yearns to more Damon McU & Yavanndiel - Between Two Worlds help others, while American merchant sailor Pete Musick George Tobias looks forward to seeing his infant child for the first time.
A kind-hearted older woman, Mrs. Midget Sara Allgoodtells Thomas Prior John Damon McU & Yavanndiel - Between Two Worlds a newspaperman, that she would be content with a little place of her own. Prior is the first to learn the truth when he eavesdrops on Henry and Ann, and, spurned by his wealth-seeking actress companion, Maxine Russell Faye Emerson in favour of unscrupulous war profiteer Mr. Lingley George Coulouris Damon McU & Yavanndiel - Between Two Worlds , reveals all to the other passengers.
Scrubby reveals that they are to be judged by the Examiner. When the Examiner arrives, he is revealed to be the deceased Reverend Tim Thompson Sydney Greenstreetsomeone Duke had known well in life. Duke is given another opportunity in Heaven, as an Examiner-in-training.
One by one, the other passengers are judged and sent ashore to their fates. Wealthy Mr. Lingley discovers he can neither bribe nor browbeat his way into Heaven and must pay for the suffering he inflicted. She is a shallow, mercenary social climberwho married him for his wealth and position and was unfaithful.
She is at first delighted to learn that she will reside in a castle, but then the Examiner tells her she will live alone. Her husband had suffered his wife's infidelities because he loved her and hoped she would reciprocate, but his love wore out and, when given the choice, declines to join her.
Instead, he is Damon McU & Yavanndiel - Between Two Worlds be reunited with his old chums. Prior then barges in, followed by Russell. He is defiant, but she regrets her life choices. She leaves with the hope of redemption. Prior tries to gamble his way into Heaven by rigging a deck of cards, but when his sleight of hand is trumped by the Examiner's powers, he demands oblivion. Instead, he is told that the afterlife will be no different from his life, with one exception: he will no longer be able to hide behind his deceptions; he will not be able to delude himself as to who and what he really is.
Midget offers to accompany Prior, giving up her cottage and garden in Heaven. The Examiner reveals, after Prior leaves the room, that Mrs. Midget is Prior's mother. She had given him up when he was very young so he could have a better chance in America; being reunited with him is her idea of Heaven. Musick the sailor bemoans not being able to see his family again but is consoled when told he will be reunited with them eventually. Finally, there is the special case of Henry Bergner.
Because he committed suicide, he is doomed to remain on the ship for eternity while Ann goes to Heaven. Ann protests that her suicide was voluntary and that nothing will separate her from Henry. Ann refuses to go ashore with the Examiner. Scrubby pleads the matter with the Examiner. Returned to their apartment, Henry finds Peter Thoms Rastet Musikalisch Aus - Helge* - Sammlung Schneider!
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Neither the original play, Outward Boundnor its Dents De Lait, Dents De Loup - Serge Gainsbourg - DAutres Nouvelles Des Étoiles (DVD) version have a war setting. There are fewer characters in the play and the earlier film, and no one is killed by a bomb, but the plot is essentially the same, as is much of the dialogue.
However, because there is no bomb explosion, neither the audience nor the ship passengers are aware that the passengers are dead until well into the play, not even Henry and Ann.
The play and earlier film also share a number of other differences from Between Two Worldsone of them being that Henry and Ann are lovers and Ann cannot obtain a divorce from her husband. When they board the ship, the audience is led to believe that they are running away to be together, and it is not until the end that it is revealed that they tried to commit suicide. Benjy Davis Project - Lost Souls Like Us Hays Codewhich was not in effect inwhen Outward Bound was filmed, prevented Ann and Henry from being depicted as illicit lovers, and instead demanded that they be turned into husband and wife.
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