In This Our Life
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In This Our Life
In This Our Life is not a "for the ages" classic of the Golden Age of Cinema, but as a highly effective and entertaining melodrama, it more than fits the bill. Howard Koch's screenplay is a trifle predictable, but it's well structured and provides the requisite juicy roles for its pair of female stars. It also provides a number of little surprises -- a sympathetic and (for the time) non-stereotypical portrayal of a black character and two characters living not only in sin but adulterously so -- that give it some distinction. The script's main drawback is its initial lack… More

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"Good soap opera, with an unusually resiliant Good Woman, and plenty to say about race relations."
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Don't be fooled by the impressive credits. This is pretty much a stinker."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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