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Come Next Spring

Come Next Spring(1956)

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Brief Synopsis

Matt Ballot has returned home after 12 years of hard drinking in all 48 states. His wife has managed to raise their 14 year daughter and 12 year old sun nicely without his help. Matt is considered a disgrace to the town he came from and now he finds himself trying to win the love of his children, his wife and the respect of the towns people. Set in Arkansaw in the 1920's.

Cast & Crew

Ann Sheridan Bess Ballot
Steve Cochran Matt Ballot
Walter Brennan Jeff Storys
Sherry Jackson Annie [Ballot]
Richard Eyer Abraham [Ballot]
Edgar Buchanan Mr. Canary
Sonny Tufts Leroy Hytower
Harry Shannon Mr. Totter
Rad Fulton Bob Storys
Mae Clarke Myrtle
Roscoe Ates Shorty Wilkins
Wade Ruby Delbert Meaner

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Little Rock, AR opening: 1 Feb 1956
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  AFI; EBX; UCLA
UCLA has VHS P-VA7931M (print in poor condition and b/w)
Color/B&W:  Color (Trucolor) Distributions Co:  Republic Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Production Co:  Republic Pictures Corp., Robert Alexander Productions
Duration(mins):  92 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A beautiful old gem of a movie.

    el debbo 2018-05-28

    I agree with other reviewers who say this is a fine family movie. It is. The production values are good, the locations are good, and I really enjoyed... MORE>

  • loved loved this movie

    P Jonson 2015-04-26

    I have not seen this movie in 40 years, but rmemember it loving. The Music help it along. I wish i could get the dvd. MORE>

  • Come Next Spring

    Mike Donovan 2014-10-17

    This is a truly wonderful family film. A simple story beautifully told. Wonderful acting and very meaningful. I recorded this a few years ago and love to... MORE>