Our Town (1940) starring Martha Scott, William Holden, Fay Bainter, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell, Guy Kibbee, Stuart Erwin / IMDb plot summary excerpt: Emily gets special permission to go back and relive just one day of her life. She decides, after getting advice from the other dead folk, to relive one quite ordinary day, and she relives her 16th birthday, She is very excited at experiencing that one day but finds in the end it's not what she thought it would be. It goes too fast, and people don't have time to look at one another, they are impatient with one another. "This is the way we were: in our growing up and in our marrying and in our living and in our dying."
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