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One More Tomorrow (film)

One More Tomorrow is a 1946 American film directed by Peter Godfrey and adapted by Charles Hoffman, Catherine Turney, Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein from the play The Animal Kingdom by Philip Barry. The film, starring Ann Sheridan, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Alexis Smith, Jane Wyman and Reginald Gardiner, is a remake of the 1932 film The Animal Kingdom. It was released by Warner Bros. on June 1, 1946.[2][3]

One More Tomorrow
One More Tomorrow poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byPeter Godfrey
Produced byBenjamin Glazer
Screenplay byCharles Hoffman
Catherine Turney
Julius J. Epstein
Philip G. Epstein
Philip Barry (play)
StarringAnn Sheridan
Dennis Morgan
Jack Carson
Alexis Smith
Jane Wyman
Reginald Gardiner
Music byMax Steiner
CinematographyBert Glennon
Edited byDavid Weisbart
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • June 1, 1946 (1946-06-01)
Running time
87 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$3,017,000[1]


Wealthy socialite Tom Collier (Dennis Morgan) is bored by his father's aspirations for him and by his elitist crowd, except for old friend Pat Regan (Jack Carson), who serves as his butler. When Tom meets commercial photographers Christie Sage (Ann Sheridan) and Frankie Connors (Jane Wyman), he purchases a failing liberal activist magazine in order to work with Christie and be near her. Tom begins to find himself among Christie's bohemian friends, although his father does not approve. Christie eventually refuses Tom's proposal of marriage and leaves for Mexico to pursue her photography as a fine artist.

During her absence, the rebounding Tom marries gold-digging and manipulative Cecelia Henry (Alexis Smith), who plans to mold him to her own wishes. Christie returns from Mexico, realizing that she has made a mistake and that she loves Tom, but it's too late. Cecelia schemes to separate Tom from Christie, from his old friend Pat, from his magazine work, and finally- conspiring with Tom's father- from his principles. Tom must decide whether to publish an exposé on corrupt defense contractors which will compromise many of his rich friends. With Pat's help, Tom decides to move forward with the story and leave Cecelia for his 'real wife', Christie.



Olivia de Havilland, citing overwork, refused to appear in this film and was suspended by Warner Bros. She soon filed a lawsuit which resulted in a landmark ruling known as the De Havilland Law.[4]

Box OfficeEdit

According to Warner Bros records the film earned $2,358,000 domestically and $659,000 foreign.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. See Appendix 1, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, (1995) 15:sup1, 1-31 p 26 DOI: 10.1080/01439689508604551
  2. ^ "One More Tomorrow (1946) - Overview". 1946-05-24. Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  3. ^ "One-More-Tomorrow - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Retrieved 2015-07-30.
  4. ^ Higham, Charles (1984). Sisters: The Story of Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine. Dell Publishing. pp. 153–4. ISBN 0-440-17866-5.

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