Now and Forever (Henry Hathaway, 1934)

Director: Henry Hathaway
Producer: Paramount Pictures
Executive Producer: Louis D. Lighton
Writers: Vincent Lawrence, Sylvia Thalberg
Cinematographer: Harry Fischbeck
Editor: Ellsworth Hoagland
Art Directors: Hans Dreier, Robert Usher
Costumes: Travis Banton
Sound: Harold Lewis

Gary Cooper (Jerry Day)
Carole Lombard (Toni Carstairs Day)
Shirley Temple (Penelope ‘Penny’ Day)
Guy Standing (Felix Evans)
Charlotte Granville (Mrs. J.H.P. Crane)
Gilbert Emery (James Higginson)
Henry Kolker (Mr. Clark)
Tetsu Komai (Hotel Manager)
George Webb (Uncle George)
Akim Tamiroff (Jeweller)
Harry Stubbs (Harry O’Neill)
Ronnie Cosby (uncredited)
Carrie Daumery (uncredited)
David Holt (uncredited)
Egon Brecher (uncredited)
Richard Loo (uncredited)
Ynez Seabury (uncredited)
Rolfe Sedan (uncredited)

Plot Summary
Jerry and Toni are international crooks. Jerry is in desperate need of money, so he decides to sell the custody of his young daughter, Penny (who is living with his deceased wife’s family), for $75,000. However, once Jerry reunites with Penny, he feels an immediate paternal connection and decides to give fatherhood a chance. In Paris, Jerry bumps into Felix, whom he once sold a phony gold mine for $5000. To pay Felix back, Jerry concoct a plan to steal a necklace from a wealthy older woman, Mrs. Crane, who has taken a shine to Penny. When Mrs. Crane asks to adopt Penny, Jerry must decide who would be best suited to raise his daughter.

Release Date: August 31, 1934 (USA)
Running Time: 81 minutes