"Random Harvest" (1942) Classic Movie Recommendation TCM Stans

Feb 14, 2020, 01:44 PM

For Valentine’s Day, Chet and Dee take a deep look at a classic romance. They discuss what makes this film about memory so memorable, most notably Garson’s virtuous performance and Joseph Ruttenberg’s exquisite black and white cinematography. They also talk about wartime sacrifices, PTSD, the nature of identity and the tension between faith and fear among lovers.

In “Random Harvest” (1942), Greer Garson teaches us lessons about empathy, love, strength and perseverance. Can she regain the love of her husband, a WWI veteran suffering from PTSD, even if he can’t remember their life together?