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Beyond Christmas
I believe… that the soul of man is immortal and will be treated with justice in another life, respecting its conduct in this.

— Benjamin Franklin

Beyond Tomorrow (also known as And So Goodbye and Beyond Christmas) is a 1940 American fantasy film directed by A. Edward Sutherland and originally released by RKO Radio Pictures on May 10, 1940.


Three wealthy men befriend a young couple shortly before passing on in an accident. They belatedly realize they may have caused the young couple to reject their love, jeopardizing their afterlife and the young people's future. As the holiday season approaches, the ghosts of the men, who feel they did not contribute to the world they once lived in, try their best to help the young couple reject cynical practicality and truly fall in love.


Actor/actress Character
Harry Carey George Melton
C. Aubrey Smith Allan Chadwick
Charles Winninger Michael O'Brien
Alex Melesh Josef
Maria Ouspenskaya Madame Tanya
Helen Vinson Arlene Terry
Rod La Rocque Phil Hubert
Richard Carlson James Houston
Jean Parker Jean Lawrence
J. Anthony Hughes Police Officer Johnson
Robert Homans Police Sergeant
Virginia McMullen Radio Station Secretary
James Bush Jace Taylor
William Bakewell David Chadwick
Gino Corrado (uncredited) Alfonso (the Cook)
Nell Craig (uncredited} Suzie (the Stenographer)
Cyril Ring (uncredited} Man (Reporting No Hope for Crash Victims)
Gertrude Sutton (uncredited) Clinic Nurse
Ruth Warren (uncredited) Arlene's Maid
Dan White (uncredited) Gas Station Attendant
Hank Worden (uncredited) Hospital Visitor

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