'Til We Meet Again
'Til We Meet Again is a 1940 romance film directed by Edmund Goulding and Anatole Litvak and starring Merle Oberon and George Brent as two doomed, star-crossed lovers. It is a remake of the 1932 film One Way Passage and itself was remade into the 1954 Mexican 3-D film El valor de vivir.
Total strangers Dan Hardesty and Joan Ames meet by chance in a crowded bar in Hong Kong when she admires the "Paradise cocktail" that Dan has just concocted. He asks for another glass and pours half of his drink into it. After they drink, he breaks off the bowl of his glass and places the stem on the bar; she follows suit, and he helps her to place the stem of her glass across his. Dan leaves the bar and is promptly handcuffed by Lieutenant Steve Burke of the San Francisco police. Burke has spent a year chasing Dan, a convicted murderer who jumped off a train on his way to San Quentin to be hanged.
|director||Anatole Litvak Edmund Goulding William K. Howard William Keighley|
|keywords||break con artist convicted murderer handcuff heart condition hong kong mexico city morning new year newspaper reporter ocean liner old friends party san quentin san quentin state prison sleeping pill|
|musicBy||Heinz Eric Roemheld|
|producer||Hal B. Wallis|