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Worldly Goods (1930)

 -  Drama  -  1 August 1930 (USA)
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A businessman who has devoted his whole life to obtaining money and power finds that he can't buy the one thing he craves: love.

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James Kirkwood ...
John C. Tullock
Merna Kennedy ...
Mary Thurston
Shannon Day ...
Cassie
Ferdinand Schumann-Heink ...
Jeff
Eddie Fetherston ...
Jimmy (as Eddie Featherstone)
Thomas A. Curran ...
Secretary (as Thomas Curran)
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A businessman who has devoted his whole life to obtaining money and power finds that he can't buy the one thing he craves: love.

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1 August 1930 (USA)  »

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Corações em Trevas  »

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This film recently discovered!!!!!
23 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

About five months ago a friend purchased prints at an estate sale and this was one of them!! THIS MAY CONTAIN SOME SPOILERS!!!!! A young flier, blinded in the war, has his girlfriend informed of his death, returns home and takes a job at an airfield. Harboring a great hatred for the industrialist who built the plane he crashed in, he often speaks of someday being able to kill him. When a chance meeting with a wealthy man forms a bond which eventually leads to an operation which restores his sight, the boy then learns who his benefactor is--but also finds out that the older man's new wife is the boy's former girlfriend. The acting is a bit static. James Kirkwood, who had a long career in films, plays Tullock the industrialist and gives a decent performance as a man who has everything, but at the same time, nothing. Ferdinand Schumann-Heink plays the blinded boy. Heink had a 20 year career in films, playing a large number of uncredited roles. All in all I'd give this one a 6 out of 10. But anytime you can erase a title from the "lost" list, it's a good thing. Bob Connors (yrkconnors@yahoo.com)


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