Now and Forever

Synopsis: Young freewheeling wanderer Jerry Day and his beautiful wife Toni are at odds over their lifestyle. Jerry can't accept responsibility but Toni yearns for a family and a settled life. Then the Days 'rediscover' Jerry's young daughter Pennie, who has been living with his rich deceased wife's family. Pennie appears to be just what Jerry needs to mend his swindling ways and lead a straight life. Despite the responsibility of his new family, Jerry is swayed by the corruptible influence of jewelry thief Felix Evans. When Evans lures Jerry into a job, it puts the continuation of his new family life at risk.
Director(s): Henry Hathaway
Production: Paramount Pictures
81 min

Uh, Room 425.

Let's see, 500.

One, two, 350 makes $850.

That's right.

Thank you.

I'm going to the Sino Manor

Hotel. The auditor is there.

Oh, good afternoon, Mr. Day!

Good afternoon, Mr. Ling.

I hope you have enjoyed your

stay with us. Good day, Mr. Ling.

Put them down here.


Well, we made it.


I've decided

to write a book:

"My Breathless Years. '"

Will I be in it?

Mmm. Yes, but I don't think you'll

stay long. I'll kill you off early.

Not gettng tred of t all,

by any chance?

Never a dull moment, darling. Good girl.

Mmm. Here, you forgot

these this morning.

By the way,

where are we going?

Boat stops at Yokohama first. We'll

see how we feel when we get there.

I was afraid of that.

Well, well, well!

This is different.



Darling, we're rich.

Again? That's nice.

Hmm. This letter's

from my brother-in-law.

He's been, uh, looking

after the baby. Baby?

Yeah, listen.

What baby?

My baby.

Wait a minute, Jerry.

You mean that you have

a child? That's right.

Didn't I tell you?


She must be five or six by now.

I don't know exactly.

Well, for a man who talks

so much, you say very little.


- I told you I was married. Yes.

She died some time ago. Oh.

The point is,

my wife's family...

want to deny me the privilege

of parenthood.

I've been looking for that

brother-in-law of mine for a long time...

and now he wants my baby.

Well, he's gonna get her. And

it'll cost him exactly $75,000.

Jerry. Seventy-five thousand

dollars. Tsk, tsk, tsk.

What a beautiful world.

We'll take the first boat out of

Yokohama to San Francisco,

hop a plane to...

Hey, do you realize we've never

been in New York together?

Mmm. Why, darling,

it's gonna be marvelous.

You and I in New York?

Why, it's... it's...

The black ten

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Melville Baker

Melville Baker (April 24, 1901 – April 10, 1958) was an American screenwriter.Bakers was born in Massachusetts and died of a heart attack in Nice, France at the age of 56. more…

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