I’ll Be Seeing You
This Ginger Rogers/Joseph Cotton film was released on January 5, 1945. In it, a soldier just released from the mental hospital (Cotton) meets a woman on leave from the state penitentiary (Rogers) on a train. She invites him home for the holidays.
Zachary Morgan (Cotton) after singing a Christmas carol with Barbara Marshall’s (Rogers) family:
I haven’t felt so easy in a long time. This is the best Christmas dinner I ever had. Yesterday, I was a stranger here. I mean, I felt like a prisoner inside myself. Now, just to be in a home like this, with people like you, maybe someplace I can come back to next month, or next year…