Between Two Worlds

Synopsis: Several people are killed in a London air raid. They each awake aboard a strange ship which will deliver each of them either to heaven or hell. Their lives and stories are revealed as they individually begin to realize where they are.
Director(s): Edward A. Blatt
Production: Warner Bros.
 
IMDB:
7.3
APPROVED
Year:
1944
112 min
11 Views

YOUR ATTENTION.

BUSES AND CARS ARE NOW DRAWING

UP TO TAKE YOU TO YOUR SHIP.

REMAIN AS YOU ARE,

BUT BE READY TO LEAVE

AS SOON AS YOUR:

ALPHABETICAL GROUP IS CALLED.

YOU ARE REMINDED THA YOU ARE TRAVELING TO AMERICA

UNDER WARTIME CONDITIONS,

THAT ENGLAND IS STILL

VERY MUCH A BATTLE AREA.

IN THE EVENT OF:

AN ENEMY ATTACK AT SEA

OR AN AIR RAID IN TRANSI TO YOUR SHIP,

YOUR WHOLEHEARTED COOPERATION

WILL BE NECESSARY.

FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS.

DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS.

YOU CAN BE SURE:

THERE IS A GOOD REASON

BEHIND EVERYTHING

WE ASK YOU TO DO.

GROUPS "A" AND "B"...

GROUPS "A" AND "B,"

BE SURE YOU RECEIVE

YOUR IDENTIFICATION SLIPS

FROM THE DISPATCHER.

YOUR STEWARD WILL COLLECT THEM

ONBOARD SHIP.

MUM'S THE WORD.

THAT'S A LO OF HOCUS POCUS.

THE GERMANS WANT TO KNOW?

THEY KNOW.

DON'T GET TOO SMART,

DARLING.

YOU GET LIKE THAT,

PRETTY SOON, THERE

ARE NO SURPRISES LEFT.

THEN YOU LOSE:

YOUR INTEREST IN LIFE.

LIKE THAT SHADE?

THAT'S RIGHT. MOVE OVER. BE SOCIABLE.

NEVER BE STRANGE.

IT DON'T PAY.

ARE YOU A MEMBER

OF THE SHIP'S CREW, SIR?

LADY,

NOT THIS TIME.

I'M IN THE MERCHANT MARINES,

BUT THIS TRIP:

TO NEW YORK,

I'M STRICTLY A PASSENGER

TRAVELING DELUXE.

HEY, REVEREND,

DID YOU HEAR THAT?

SHE CALLED ME "SIR."

DID SHE?

WELL, HOW NICE.

OH, HERE WE'RE THE

LAST GROUP TO BE CALLED,

AND I CAN'T WAI TO GET ONBOARD.

YOU CAN'T WAIT?

REVEREND,

YOU DON'T KNOW IT,

BUT YOU JUST SAID A

MOUTHFUL... A MOUTHFUL.

GROUPS "C" AND "D."

GROUPS "C" AND "D,"

HURRY ALONG, PLEASE.

WOULD YOU LIKE A BUN

WHILE WE'RE WAITING, SIR?

YOU THERE.

JUST A MINUTE.

I'VE BEEN SEPARATED FROM

TWO MEMBERS OF MY STAFF.

PLEASE SIT DOWN.

MY NAME IS LINGLEY

OF LINGLEY LTD.

YOU'LL FIND

YOUR PEOPLE ONBOARD.

THAT'S NO GOOD. I WAN THEM WITH ME ALL THE TIME.

MY CONFIDENTIAL:

SECRETARY AND MY MASSEUR.

SIT DOWN.

LOOK HERE. THE CHAIRMAN OF THIS LINE

IS ONE OF MY MOS INTIMATE FRIENDS.

NOT FOR THE DURATION

HE ISN'T.

TAKE A CARD.

LINGLEY:

OF LINGLEY LTD.

THE PEOPLE YOU MEE ON OCEAN LINERS.

THE PEOPLE YOU MEE IN THE NEWSPAPER GAME.

SORRY, MR. BERGNER,

BUT I'VE TRIED TO EXPLAIN

HOW IT MUST BE DONE.

YES. I UNDERSTAND.

BUT IF YOU'LL

FORGIVE ME,

I THOUGHT MY RECORD,

THOSE PAPERS,

PERHAPS:

AN EXCEPTION.

I MUST LEAVE.

I MUST GET AWAY.

YOU'RE VIENNESE,

BUT YOU FOUGH WITH THE FREE FRENCH.

YES. UNTIL I WAS

HOSPITALIZED.

BEEN THROUGH A LO IN EUROPE, HAVEN'T YOU?

GROUP "E."

GROUP "E."

CONCERT PIANIST.

SURELY YOU MUST NEED SAILORS, STEWARDS

- SOMETHING.

I'VE NO MONEY,

YOU SEE.

MY DEAR MAN,

NOTHING CAN BE DONE HERE

WITHOUT AN EXIT PERMIT.

COULD YOU SAY, SIR?

COULD YOU TELL ME

HOW LONG IT WOULD TAKE?

YOU'RE NO A BRITISH SUBJECT.

YOU'VE BEEN HERE

LESS THAN A YEAR.

I SEE YOUR WIFE,

SHE'S NOT TO

COME WITH ME.

SHE'LL BE ALL RIGH HERE.

HOW LONG SIR,

THE PERMIT?

FOR ME ONLY:

IF I GET IT.

WELL, WITH LUCK,

SIX MONTHS.

SIX MONTHS?

I'M VERY SORRY,

MR. BERGNER.

THANK YOU.

THANK YOU, SIR.

HE'S A MUSICIAN.

SENSITIVE SORT.

A REAL SOLDIER,

THOUGH.

IT'S AWFUL ROUGH

ON A MAN LIKE THAT.

THE WAR?

YES.

LAST GROUP, GROUP "F,"

READY, PLEASE.

GROUP "F."

THE REVEREND WILLIAM DUKE.

MRS. CLIVEDEN-BANKS.

MISS MAXINE RUSSELL.

MRS. MIDGET.

MR. LINGLEY.

THIS WAY, PLEASE.

BERGNER, TAKE COVER!

STEP LIVELY.

INTO THE SHUTTLE.

INTO THE SHUTTLE.

WHAT ARE YOU WAITING

FOR? GET YOUR MOTOR GOING.

WE'VE GOT TO CATCH

THAT SHIP.

GO ON, SAM.

GO AHEAD.

WAIT! WAIT!

WAIT, PLEASE.

GET AWAY.

HENRY!

GET AWAY. WILL YOU DRIVE ON?

COME ALONG. TAKE COVER!

HENRY!

HENRY!

HENRY!

HENRY!

YOU WENT TO:

THE STEAMSHIP OFFICE.

YOU WANT TO GO AWAY,

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Daniel Fuchs (June 25, 1909 – July 26, 1993) was an American screenwriter, fiction writer, and essayist. more…

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