1950 Drama Not Rated 89 Minutes
|On 4K UHD
|August 3, 2011
Told she has an incurable disease that has left her with ten months to live, Mary Scott (Margaret Sullavan, The Shop Around the Corner) keeps the news a secret and vows to make the most of her remaining time with husband Brad (Wendell Corey, Rear Window) and their twelve-year-old daughter, Polly (Natalie Wood, Splendor in the Grass). When she notices a growing attraction between Brad and his new assistant, Chris Radna (Viveca Lindfors, King of Kings), Mary sees an opportunity to secure a happier future for her family. After hearing that Chris is planning to leave town, Mary first persuades her to stay. Then, after spiriting Brad away for a second honeymoon, she leaves Polly with Chris so that they can bond in the hope that her husband's affair will blossom once she's gone. No Sad Songs for Me is a tear-jerker from cinematographer-turned-director Rudolph Mate (The Dark Past, Paula) with splendid performances all-around, especially from Sullavan in her final feature role. Newly remastered.