The Clock
The Clock (1945)

The Clock was designed by MGM as a "small" picture--though characteristically, it was a bigger production than most "A" efforts from any other studio. Paul Gallico's simple story involves a girl (Judy Garland) and a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1945
DVD Release Date: February 6, 2007
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gabe Leibowitz

Billed in some circles as the original Before Sunrise, Vincente Minnelli's The Clock doesn't come particularly close to reaching those hallowed grounds, but its structure and conclusion certainly make the comparison understandable.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's hard not to be moved by its heart-warming romantic tale.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A nice little wartime romance. Garland and Walker are sweet at the young couple in love.

Fernando F. Croce

Evanescent romance braving urban landscapes and wartime ruptures, captured by a gliding-craning-caressing camera

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Drama with spectacular crowd scenes, showing life in New York City.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...generally as affable and lighthearted as its premise might have indicated.

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Emanuel Levy

The beginning and ending are symmetrical: Story opens at Penn State, picking up a soldier (Robert Walker) in the crowd, and it ends when Alice (Judy Garland) sees him off at Penn State, when her figure is lost in the crowd

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Two people meet, fall in love at first sight, and get married the end. Interesting and sweet, but predictable and silly at the same time.
jay nixon
sweet gentle low key film with a non-singing Judy.
Dannielle Albert
Very romantic and emotional. Certain parts are so corny but somehow, before you realize it, your spirit is captured and floating away with the emotion in the… More