Perfect Strangers (1945)

Deborah Kerr co-stars in Alexander Korda’s movie about the transformative powers of conscription.

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  • Vacation from Marriage Alternative


Based on a play by Clemence Dane (who also co-wrote the screenplay), Korda’s movie, made towards the end of the war with victory in sight, reveals the transformative powers of conscription.

Kerr and Donat play a couple who reassess their marriage – and the dreary pre-war drudges they once were – having separately become vigorous, purposeful (and attractive!) members of the armed forces.

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