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Things to Come

Things to Come(1936)

Also Known As: H. G. Wells' Things to Come |

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Brief Synopsis

Two generations of philosophers try to bring an end to war.

Cast & Crew

Raymond Massey John Cabal/Oswald Cabal
Edward Chapman Pippa Passworthy/Raymond Passworthy
Margaretta Scott Roxana/Rowena
Cedric Hardwicke Theotocopulos
Maurice Braddell Dr. Harding
Sophie Stewart Mrs. Cabal
Derrick De Marney Richard Gordon
Ann Todd Mary Gordon
Pearl Argyle Catherine Cabal
Kenneth Villiers Maurice Passworthy
Ivan Brandt Morden Mitani
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  London premiere: 20 Feb 1936; New York premiere: 17 Apr 1936; Hollywood premiere: 2 May 1936
Release Date:  1936 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  London Film Productions, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  96, 99 or 110 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Things to Come is as wise as it ever was

    Gloria McMillan 2014-06-03

    This adaptation of H. G. Wells' novel _The Shape of Things to Come_ posits the dilemma of what to do about greed,war, and destruction. In most times... MORE>

  • Things to Come

    Goetan 2013-09-07

    A large, stunning sci-fi film. Massey plays the man, and his descendant, who could rebuild the world after a devastating 25-years long WWII, Richardson and... MORE>

  • Things to Come as writen by HG Wells

    Stan Rubenstein 2011-09-18

    Your one liner "2 genrations of philosophers..." is far off the mark. I saw this film firstwhen I was 12 years old and have seen it the very few... MORE>