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Four Sons (1940)

Approved | | Drama, History, War | 14 June 1940 (USA)
When the Germans invade Czechoslovakia the four sons of a Czecho-German family follow different paths: Czech patriot, Nazi supporter, artist in America, and heroic German soldier.

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Frau Bern
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Anna
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Karl
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Fritz
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Joseph
Lionel Royce ...
Max Sturm
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Newmann (as Sig Rumann)
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Pastor (as Ludwig Stossel)
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Kapek
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Gustav
Egon Brecher ...
Richter
Eleanor Wesselhoeft ...
Frau Richter
Michael Visaroff ...
Burgomaster
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Frau Sturm
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When the Germans invade Czechoslovakia the four sons of a Czecho-German family follow different paths: Czech patriot, Nazi supporter, artist in America, and heroic German soldier.

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Drama | History | War

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14 June 1940 (USA)  »

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Eran cuatro hijos  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Arthur Loft is in studio records/casting call lists for an unnamed role, but he was not seen in the movie. See more »

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German National Anthem (Das Lied der Deutschen)
(1841) (uncredited)
(Also called 'Deutschland Über Alles")
Music by Franz Joseph Haydn (1797)
Variations played in the score often
Played also by a marching band
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