None but the Lonely Heart Overview:

None but the Lonely Heart (1944) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Clifford Odets and produced by David Hempstead and Sherman Todd.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Richard Llewellyn published in 1943.

Academy Awards 1944 --- Ceremony Number 17 (source: AMPAS)

Best ActorCary GrantNominated
Best Supporting ActressEthel BarrymoreWon
Best Film EditingRoland GrossNominated
Best Music - ScoringHanns Eisler, C. BakaleinikoffNominated

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None But the Lonely Heart

By Amanda Garrett on Aug 12, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm reviewing the 1944 drama None But the Lonely Heart starring Cary Grant and Ethel Barrymore as a mother and son struggling to make ends meet on London's East End. This article is part of The Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon hosted by In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. Old Hollyw... Read full article


By Crystal Kalyana on Mar 21, 2015 From In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood

ETHEL BARRYMORE MONTH NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART ( 1944 ) For my next review for Ethel Barrymore month, I’ve chosen “None But The Lonely Heart”, a film that stars Ethel Barrymore alongside the eminent Cary Grant. “None But The Lonely Heart” is an American classic?writte... Read full article

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Aggie Hunter: Don't worry for me. I'm here if you need me. I can't help my own nature. If I love you it's something I can't help, and something that I need. People are what they are and love what they love, and I don't see any sense in trying to be something else. I wouldn't trade it for a box at the opera, the thing I feel for you. And you can't change it or take it away from me. And there you are mister jack in the box.

Ernie Mott: I'm so broke I'm in two halves.

Ernie Mott: They say money talks... all it's ever said to me is goodbye.

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The title of the film, None But The Lonely Heart, is taken from one of Tchaikovsky's best-known songs, which is featured in the background music.
According to an article in Hollywood Citizen-News, to secure the services of Ethel Barrymore, the studio had to pay all the expenses incurred by temporarily closing the play "The Corn Is Green", in which she was starring on Broadway.
Ernie's full name is "Ernest Verdun Mott" - named by his father who was at the WWI battle.
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