|Another Time, Another Place|
|Directed by||Lewis Allen|
|Written by||Stanley Mann|
|Based on||Weep No More|
by Lenore J. Coffee
|Produced by||Joe Kaufmann|
|Starring|| Lana Turner |
|Edited by||Geoffrey Foot|
|Music by||Douglas Gamley|
Kaydor Productions Ltd.
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
Another Time, Another Place is a 1958 British melodrama film directed by Lewis Allen and starring Lana Turner, Barry Sullivan and Sean Connery. The film is based on Lenore J. Coffee's 1955 novel Weep No More.
An American reporter, Sara Scott (Turner) is working in London during the last year of the Second World War and begins an affair with a British reporter named Mark Trevor (Connery). Sara is conflicted on whether to marry her rich American boss Carter Reynolds (Sullivan) or the charming young reporter she is having an affair with. Finally, she chooses Mark, only to find that he is married and has a son back in his hometown. The two separate shortly thereafter, then decide to stay together and work out their problems.
As the war in Europe is ending, Mark is killed in a plane crash, sending Sara into mourning and into a mental sanatorium for a few months. After her release, Carter convinces her to catch a ship back to New York and work for him. However, before her departure, she goes to Trevor's very scenic seaside hometown in Cornwall and lives for a time with his young widow Kay (Johns) and son as she works to fashion Mark's war reporting into a book. She is conflicted about telling Kay the truth about her relationship with Mark, but finally does so, causing Kay to emotionally break down and order Sara to leave. However, she makes amends with Sara at the station.
|Lana Turner||Sara Scott|
|Barry Sullivan||Carter Reynolds|
|Glynis Johns||Kay Trevor|
|Sean Connery||Mark Trevor|
|Terence Longdon||Alan Thompson|
|Sid James||Jake Klein|
|Martin Stephens||Brian Trevor|
|Doris Hare||Mrs. Bunker|
|Julian Somers||Hotel Manager|
|John Le Mesurier||Doctor Aldridge|
|Robin Bailey||Captain Barnes|
Location filming in the fishing village in Cornwall that Lana Turner's character visits, named St Giles in the film, was carried out at Polperro. She travels by train and the station she arrives at, also called St Giles in the film, is actually Looe railway station. The final scene of the film is of her train leaving the same station, which still exists but has been much altered since the 1950s.
During the film's principal photography in Britain, Connery was confronted on-set by gangster Johnny Stompanato, then-boyfriend of Lana Turner, who suspected the actor was having an affair with Turner. Stompanato pointed a gun at Connery and warned him to keep away from Turner. Connery responded by grabbing the gun out of Stompanato's hand and twisting his wrist, causing him to run off the set.
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