Love Story

(1944)

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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, Romance | 1h 53min |
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| Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Stewart Granger, Patricia Roc | Director: Leslie Arliss

In Cornwall during World War II, a half-blind airman falls for a pianist with a weak heart

They had but a few weeks – to live a lifetime of love!

Cast (17)

Margaret Lockwood promotional headshot for Jassy, c. 1947, autographed ‘Sincerely’ by the actress
Lissa Campbell aka Felicity Crichton
Stewart Granger, famous British film star who later made his name in Hollywood, poses for a promotional photo in the mid-1940s
Kit Firth
British actress Patricia Roc strikes a sexy pose in a publicity shot for Jassy (1947).
Judy Martin
Tom Walls
Tom Tanner
Reginald Purdell
Albert
Walter Hudd
Ray
A E Matthews
Col Pitt Smith
Josephine Middleton
Mrs Pitt Smith
Beatrice Varley
Miss Rossiter
Lawrence Hanray
Angus Rossiter
Brian Herbert
Zed
Bryan Herbert
Stuttering Cornish Fisherman
Moira Lister
Carol
Roy Emerton
Cornish Fisherman
George Merritt
Telephone Engineer
Sidney Beer
Conductor
Dorothy Bramhall
Susie
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Reviews

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Novelettish love story that became popular because of its Cornish Rhapsody. (Halliwell’s)

Film clips

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Main title from Love Story (1944).  In Cornwall during World War II, a half-blind airman falls for a pianist with a weak heart

Love Story (1944) Opening Credits

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Main title from Love Story (1944). In Cornwall during World War II, a half-blind airman falls for a pianist with a weak heart.

Lissa (Margaret Lockwood) manages to resist the advances of the blunt, rugged Kit (Stewart Granger)

Lissa and Kit Meet

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Lissa (Margaret Lockwood) manages to resist the advances of the blunt, rugged Kit (Stewart Granger).

Kit (Stewart Granger) takes Lissa (Margaret Lockwood) out on his boat to catch mackerel on a string

Mackerel Fishing

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Kit (Stewart Granger) takes Lissa (Margaret Lockwood) out on his boat to catch mackerel on a string.

News

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Overlooking the Cornish cliffs, the open-air Minack Theatre near Porthcurno, Cornwall.  Used as as backdrop in Love Story (1944).

Cornwall on the big and small screen featured in new article

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Hideaways holiday cottages publishes an article about Cornwall’s contribution to British film history.

Trivia

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The spectacular outdoor play scenes were filmed at Cornwall’s world-famous, open-air Minack Theatre, although bad weather forced a number of the scenes to be shot in a studio mock-up.

Tweets

Pictures

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Main title from Love Story (1944) (13). In charge of production, Maurice Ostrer
Main title from Love Story (1944) (12). Directed by Leslie Arliss
Main title from Love Story (1944) (11). Produced by Harold Huth
Main title from Love Story (1944) (9)
Main title from Love Story (1944) (8). Screenplay by Leslie Arliss and Doreen Montgomery
Main title from Love Story (1944) (7). From a short story by J W Drawbell, additional dialogue by Rodney Ackland
Main title from Love Story (1944) (6). Brian Herbert, Roy Emerton, George Merritt, Moira Lister, Sidney Beer, Dorothy Bramhall
Main title from Love Story (1944) (5). With Reginald Purdell, Walter Hudd, Leslie Arliss, A E Matthews, Josephine Middleton, Beatrice Varley, Lawrence Hanray
Main title from Love Story (1944) (3). Margaret Lockwood, Stewart Granger, Tom Walls, Patricia Roc in
Main title from Love Story (1944) (2). Gainsborough Pictures Ltd present
Main title from Love Story (1944) (1). Eagle-Lion Distributors Limited
Overlooking the Cornish cliffs, the open-air Minack Theatre near Porthcurno, Cornwall.  Used as as backdrop in Love Story (1944).
Mantovani and his orchestra with Rawicz and Landauer at the twin pianos.   Music from the films.   Warsaw Concerto, Serenata d’Amore, The Dream of Olwen, The Legend of the Glass Mountain, Story of Three Loves and Cornish Rhapsody.
I Vostri Film Romanzo magazine with Margaret Lockwood in Love Story.  1954.  (Italian)
German pressbook for Love Story (1944) (1)
Japanese poster for Love Story (1944) (1)
Brazilian video cover from Love Story (1944) (1)
Patricia Roc (as Judy) and Stewart Granger (as Kit Firth) in an Italian video cover from Love Story (1944) (1)
Italian poster for Love Story (1944) (1)
Main title from Love Story (1944) (4)
Margaret Lockwood (as Lissa Campbell) and Stewart Granger (as Kit Firth) in a screenshot from Love Story (1944) (2)
Margaret Lockwood (as Lissa Campbell) and Stewart Granger (as Kit Firth) in a screenshot from Love Story (1944) (1)
Sheet music from the 1944 film, Love Story (Cornish Rhapsody)
Soundtrack from Love Story (1944) (1)
Pressbook for Love Story (1944) (2)
Pressbook for Love Story (1944) (1)
Australian video cover from Love Story (1944) (1)
American lobby card from A Lady Surrenders [Love Story] (1944) (1)
Poster for A Lady Surrenders [Love Story] (1944) (2)
Poster for A Lady Surrenders [Love Story] (1944) (1)
Margaret Lockwood (as Lissa Campbell), Stewart Granger (as Kit Firth) and Patricia Roc (as Judy) in a photograph from Love Story (1944) (5)
Tom Walls (as Tom Tanner) and Stewart Granger (as Kit Firth) in a photograph from Love Story (1944) (4)
Stewart Granger (as Kit Firth) and Margaret Lockwood (as Lissa Campbell) in a photograph from Love Story (1944) (3)
Margaret Lockwood (as Lissa Campbell) and Stewart Granger (as Kit Firth) in a photograph from Love Story (1944) (1)
Filmpost magazine featuring Love Story.  Issue number 140.  (German).  Cornwall Rhapsodie.

Production

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Leslie Arliss
Director / Writer (screenplay)
Harold Huth
Producer
J W Drawbell
Writer (story)
Rodney Ackland
Writer (additional dialogue)
Doreen Montgomery
Writer (screenplay)

Also known as

A Lady Surrenders (USA)

Companies

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Love Story (1944) opening credits (2)
Gainsborough Pictures
Production company
Love Story (1944) opening credits (1)
Eagle-Lion Distributors Limited
Distribution company