Smilin' Through
Smilin' Through (1932)

Director Sidney Franklin originally adapted Jane Murfin and Jane Cowl's play +Smilin' Through for the silver screen in a 1922 silent film starring Norma Talmadge and (the other) Harrison Ford. Remaking his own film, Franklin… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 15, 1993
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Mordaunt Hall
New York Times

It is a beautiful production, too immaculate, if anything, in its scenes of the past.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

It shows off the weaknesses of its leads; it stews in rank sentimentality; and it suffers from an uneven tone and attention-killing pacing problems.

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Variety Staff
Variety

In interpretation, in acting and in the fine presentation of all its poetically romantic qualities, this version is a worthy successor to the earlier transcription.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Lovely, simply lovely.

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John Ballantine
It didn't take long to remake this one but the original is quite something to behold. Shearer and March are at their finest.