Born on the fourth of July, 1900, the future holds unlimited potential for newborn John Sims. But dreams soon fade with the death of his father when John is but a lad. Like many before him, John sets out to make his mark in New York City, but ends up a faceless worker (#137) in a large office of a large business. Still he is happy with his fate and soon meets a young woman named Mary on a blind double date. Things take their course and they soon marry and live in a small apartment. Soon John is bickering with Mary and finds that he has no love for the in-laws. When the marriage looks like a bust, he finds that Mary is with child and he stays. After 5 years, he has a son and a daughter and the same dead end job. When tragedy strikes, John must find the conviction to continue or lose what little he has left. Written by
Tony Fontana <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
While MGM liked the script they thought there was very little chance it would turn a profit. Despite the risk, studio production head Irving Thalberg
let King Vidor
film this as a pet project because Vidor had made many successful pictures for the studio - and even more importantly had made the studio a lot of money. As it turned out, the film grossed more than twice what it cost to make. See more
John 'Johnny' Sims
Marriage is not a word, it's a *sentence*!
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