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An American Romance (1944)

Passed | | Drama | 16 April 1945 (Sweden)
Stefan Dangos immigrates to America and works his way up from the iron mines and steel mills to become a great American success story as an industrialist.

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Cast

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Ann Richards ...
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Anton Dubechek
Stephen McNally ...
Teddy Roosevelt Dangos / Narrator (as Horace McNally)
Mary McLeod ...
Katina 'Tina' Dangos
Bob Lowell ...
George Washington Dangos
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Stefan Dangos immigrates to America and works his way up from the iron mines and steel mills to become a great American success story as an industrialist. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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OUT OF THE HOPE AND COURAGE OF A MAN ...THE LOVE AND DEVOTION OF A WOMAN! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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(copyright length) | (Turner library print)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Louis Adamic, author of memoirs and studies of the immigrant experience, drafted the first sections of the script. See more »

Goofs

As Steve Dangos closes his front door (after arriving home from the board meeting), a hand and lower arm can also be seen closing the door from the outside. See more »

Soundtracks

Lord Please Send Down Your Love
(uncredited)
Composer unknown (probably Louis Gruenberg)
Lyrics by King Vidor
Sung by Leon Warwick
Cut from the film after the premiere in Cincinnati
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A story about an immigrant family living the American Dream.
6 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am an ESL high school teacher. My class is composed of predominantly Hispanic and Asian students. I would love to see this on video to teach my ESL students the American dream as portrayed by these wonderful characters. The plot is very effective- except for the fact that nothing was brought in about the Great Depression. Also, combing through the post-Industrial Revolution era with all the factory shots can be an asset for any history teacher to explain how the cooperation of people in time of need (war) has made America the wonderful country that it is today! Language Arts can also benefit because all of the elements of literature can be taught through this epic story.


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