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Breaking the Ice (1938)

 -  Drama  -  22 September 1938 (USA)
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Complete credited cast:
Bobby Breen ...
Tommy Martin
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Samuel Terwilliger
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Martha Martin
Irene Dare ...
Irene Dare
Robert Barrat ...
William Decker
Dorothy Peterson ...
Annie Decker
John 'Dusty' King ...
Henry Johnson (as John King)
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Mr. Small
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Mrs. Small
Charles Murray ...
Janitor
Jonathan Hale ...
Kane
Delmar Watson ...
Reuben Johnson
Spencer Charters ...
Farmer Smith
Cy Kendall ...
Judd
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En tjuvpojke på äventyr  »

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Goodbye, My Dreams, Goodbye
(arrangement of "Serenade", written by Franz Schubert)
Written by Victor Young and Paul Francis Webster (as Paul F. Webster)
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Stated clearly in the opening and in body of movie
13 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

These are Mennonites not Amish. There's a difference. Unfortunately this is the typically painful Hollywood view that depicts every conservative sect the same way, with stilted language and oddness, neither of which bears any relation to reality. It would be offensive if it weren't so ridiculous and ignorant. Interesting that the more liberal sister is wearing obvious makeup. Charles Ruggles is the only actor who seems even slightly believable in this mess. There's also an outstandingly trained mule. Breen sang well and Dare skated well with challenging choreography. The part where the four are taking a stroll behind the plow is particularly weird and not something we are likely to ever see again unless someone makes a parody of the genre, if indeed one could parody this genre.


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