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The Return of October (1948)

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98 min | Comedy, Drama

This is the warm-hearted story of a wholesome Terry Moore, whose late uncle Willie (James Gleason) is reincarnated as a thoroughbred horse. At least, as far as Ms. Moore is concerned, he is. The horse's name is October. Moore is tried for ...See moreThis is the warm-hearted story of a wholesome Terry Moore, whose late uncle Willie (James Gleason) is reincarnated as a thoroughbred horse. At least, as far as Ms. Moore is concerned, he is. The horse's name is October. Moore is tried for insanity, then becomes the subject of a book by a top psychologist (Glenn Ford), who falls in love with his subject. Written by Anonymous/William Sutton See less
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Writers
Melvin Frank (screenplay) | Norman Panama (screenplay) | Karen DeWolf (story) | Connie Lee (story)
Cinematographer
William E. Snyder (as William Snyder)
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Updated Oct 26, 1948

Release date
Oct 26, 1948 (United States)

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60 cast members
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Glenn Ford
Prof. Bentley 'Bass' Bassett Jr. Prof. Bentley 'Bass' Bassett Jr.   See fewer
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Terry Moore
Terry Ramsey Terry Ramsey   See fewer
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Albert Sharpe
Vince the Tout Vince the Tout   See fewer
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James Gleason
Uncle Willie Ramsey Uncle Willie Ramsey   See fewer
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May Whitty
Aunt Martha Grant (as Dame May Whitty) Aunt Martha Grant (as Dame May Whitty)   See fewer
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Henry O'Neill
President Hotchkiss President Hotchkiss   See fewer
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Frederic Tozere
Mitchell Mitchell   See fewer
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Samuel S. Hinds
Judge Northridge Judge Northridge   See fewer
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Nana Bryant
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Lloyd Corrigan
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Roland Winters
Colonel Wood Colonel Wood   See fewer
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Stephen Dunne
Prof. Stewart Prof. Stewart   See fewer
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Highland Dale
October October   See fewer
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Eddie Acuff
Stable Boy (uncredited) Stable Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Edward Adams
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Murray Alper
Little Max (uncredited) Little Max (uncredited)   See fewer
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Polly Bailey
Pekinese (uncredited) Pekinese (uncredited)   See fewer
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Symona Boniface
Hedwig (uncredited) Hedwig (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Campbell
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George M. Carleton
Dr. Lucius Bradley (uncredited) Dr. Lucius Bradley (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles J. Correll
Andy (archive sound) (uncredited) Andy (archive sound) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Denny
Tout (uncredited) Tout (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wife (uncredited) Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Elliott
Steward (uncredited) Steward (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jonathan Grant (uncredited) Jonathan Grant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Amos (archive sound) (uncredited) Amos (archive sound) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russell Hicks
Taylor (uncredited) Taylor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victoria Horne
Margaret Grant (uncredited) Margaret Grant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Teddy Infuhr
Racetrack Brat (uncredited) Racetrack Brat (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jennings (uncredited) Jennings (uncredited)   See fewer
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Detective (uncredited) Detective (uncredited)   See fewer
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Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ticket Seller (uncredited) Ticket Seller (uncredited)   See fewer
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Horace McMahon
Big Louie (uncredited) Big Louie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal J. Moore
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Mary Newton
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Charlie (uncredited) Charlie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy (uncredited) Tommy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hotchkiss Butler (uncredited) Hotchkiss Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 131 votes