The Enchanted Cottage
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This romantic fantasy was based on a popular play by Arthur Pinero. Oliver Bradford (Robert Young) is a young man who returned from World War II with severe facial scars; while he was engaged to be married before he left, he believes that no one could love him now, and he lives on the brink of suicide. Oliver meets Laura Pennington (Dorothy McGuire), a plain young woman who is convinced that her looks will never win her a man. These two lonely people marry, more out of desperation than love, and move into a small cottage which is all that remains of the large estate of Abigail Minnett (Mildred… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Shouldn't be missed."
‑ J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
"For Valentine's Day, try this romantic classic."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Might have been just another run-of-the-mill midcentury romance, except for the bold way it depicts the debilitating effects of World War II on the very face and body of its male star."
‑ Christopher Lloyd, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
"some viewers will inevitably be charmed by it."
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Sensitive, occasionally touching romantic fable, well directed by John Cromwell and well acted by Robert Young and Dorothy McGuire."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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