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All My Sons (1948)

 -  Drama | Film-Noir  -  April 1948 (USA)
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All My Sons tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, middle-aged, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing. He framed his business partner for a crime and engineered his ... See full summary »

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All My Sons tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, middle-aged, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing. He framed his business partner for a crime and engineered his own exoneration. Now, his son is about to marry the partner's daughter, the affair is revisited, and his lie of a life is unraveled. Written by Anonymous

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A Sombra do Passado  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 1, 1950 with Burt Lancaster reprising his film role. See more »

Goofs

When Joe comes out of the house upon Annie's arrival, he comes down the front steps and walks into the yard with his arms raised. In the next instant, he's back at the steps and his arms are down. See more »

Quotes

Jim Bayliss: Put her to bed, Joe. Both of you go to bed. Staying up won't help; sleep will. Sleep's a wonderful thing, the best thing about living.
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Version of Alle mine sønner (1967) See more »

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You'll Never Know
(1943) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played on piano by Louisa Horton
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One of the best I've ever seen. Excellent moral conflict.
21 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

I was shocked to see the viewers at rated this as 6.6 or something. If this is a 6, Gone With the Wind is a 4. A moral conflict that all should be able to identify with. Edward plays the role beautifully, he makes the call or rather has someone else make the call to preserve the status quo but it does anything but that. Anyone else playing the lead it might have been a lesser movie.

I was disappointed that it was not on the best 100 movies list in last years pole.


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