Forget Me Not (1936 film)

Forget Me Not is a 1936 British musical drama film directed by Zoltan Korda and starring Beniamino Gigli, Joan Gardner and Ivan Brandt. In the United States it was released under the alternative title Forever Yours. The film was made at Isleworth Studios.[1] It was a remake of a 1935 German film of the same title. It was one of four remakes of foreign-language films made by London Films.[2] The film was not generally well received by critics, although they praised Gigli's singing.[3]

Forget Me Not
German poster
Directed byZoltan Korda
Produced byAlberto Giacalone
Alexander Korda
Written byHugh Gray
Ernst Marischka
Arthur Wimperis
StarringBeniamino Gigli
Joan Gardner
Ivan Brandt
Jeanne Stuart
Music byMischa Spoliansky
Muir Mathieson
CinematographyHans Schneeberger
Edited byHenry Cornelius
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
21 December 1936
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


While travelling with her employer on an ocean liner, a secretary Helen Carleton meets and falls in love with a member of the crew. However, on arriving in New York his catty ex-girlfriend convinces her that he doesn't really love her. On the rebound she meets Italian opera singer Enzo Curti and accepts his offer of marriage. A year later she arrives with Enzo and his young son in London as part of a world tour and meets her former lover who appeals to her to go off with him.



  1. Wood p.90
  2. Kulik p.125
  3. Kulik p.181


  • Kulik, Karol. Alexander Korda: The Man Who Could Work Miracles. Virgin Books, 1990.
  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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