Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: A Guy Named Joe, and The Corn is Green.

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From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies A Guy Named Joe from 1943, and The Corn is Green from 1945.
A Guy Named Joe is a 1943 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by Victor Fleming.
The film was produced by Everett Riskin, and starred Spencer Tracy, Irene Dunne, and Van Johnson.
The screenplay, written by Dalton Trumbo and Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, was adapted from a story by Chandler Sprague and David Boehm, for which they were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Story.
The film is notable for being Van Johnson's first major role.
It also features the popular song " I'll Get By (As Long as I Have You)" by Fred Ahlert and Roy Turk, performed in the film by Irene Dunne.
A dead World War II bomber pilot, Pete Sandidge becomes the guardian angel of another pilot, Ted Randall.
Steven Spielberg's 1989 film Always is a remake of A Guy Named Joe, and stars Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, and John Goodman.
Always updates the story for a 1989 setting, exchanging the World War II backdrop to one of aerial firefighting.
Directed by: Victor Fleming, and John E. Burch: (assistant).
Screenplay by: Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), and Frederick Hazlitt Brennan (adaptation).
Story by: Chandler Sprague, and David Boehm (story).
Produced by: Everett Riskin.
Starring: Spencer Tracy, and Irene Dunne.
Cinematography: George J. Folsey, and Karl Freund.
Edited by: Frank Sullivan.
Music by: Herbert Stothart, and Alberto Colombo.
Production company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Distributed by: Loew's Inc.
Release dates: 23 December 1943 ( New York City), and 10 March 1944 (United States).
File Length: 120 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $2,627,000.
Box office: $5,363,000.
The Corn Is Green is a 1945 American drama film starring Bette Davis as a schoolteacher determined to bring education to a Welsh coal mining town despite great opposition.
It was adapted from the 1938 play of the same name by Emlyn Williams, which originally starred Ethel Barrymore.
John Dall and Joan Lorring were nominated for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress, respectively.
In 1979, the play was adapted once again, for the made-for-television film The Corn Is Green starring Katharine Hepburn.
Directed by: Irving Rapper.
Written by: Frank Cavett, and Casey Robinson.
Based on: The Corn Is Green 1938 play by : Emlyn Williams.
Produced by: Jack Chertok.
Starring: Bette Davis, Nigel Bruce, and John Dall.
Cinematography: Sol Polito.
Edited by: Frederick Richards.
Music by: Max Steiner.
Distributed by: Warner Bros.
Release date: 14 July 1945.
File Length: 115 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $1,545,000.
Box office: $3,649,000.
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