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Tom Brown of Culver (1932)

 -  Drama  -  1 July 1932 (USA)
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Boy who thought his father a war hero finds he was really a deserter.

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Tom Brown ...
Tom Brown
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Elmer (Slim) Whitman
Richard Cromwell ...
Robert Randolph III
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Cpl. John Clarke
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Mac
Russell Hopton ...
American Legion Doctor
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Dolores Delight
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Maj. Wharton
Willard Robertson ...
Capt. White
Norman Phillips Jr. ...
Ernest Carruthers
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Donald MacKenzie (as Tyrone Power Jr.)
Kit Guard ...
K.O. Mooney
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As portrayed by Tom Brown and Culver
30 September 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Interestingly conceived but erratically realized mixture of melodrama and documentary as the American Legion pays for a scholarship to Culver Military Academy for Tom Brown in honor of his Medal-of-Honor-winning father. The script is a little too neat and episodic, however, and apparently the young actors were not up to Wyler's 90 takes to get the scenes right, so some of the scenes are a bit misjudged. Watch for an incredibly young Tyrone Power Jr. in his screen debut and an uncredited and very funny cameo by Eugene Palette.


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