ON BORROWED TIME (1939) B/W 99m dir: Harold S. Bucquet

w/Lionel Barrymore, Bobs Watson, Beulah Bondi, Cedric Hardwicke, Una Merkel, Ian Wolfe, Philip Terry, Eily Malyon

Warm, sentimental fantasy about an old man who isn't ready to die so he chases "Death" up a tree. Good adaptation of a successful stage play.

From Variety's contemporary review of the film: "General audiences may cotton to the novelty ... artistically fine prestige production."

From John Russell Taylor's remarks about the film, 1965: "A weird, wild, totally unpredictable fantasy with dream sequences more like Bunuel than anything in the cinema."