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All My Sons (1948)

 -  Drama | Film-Noir  -  April 1948 (USA)
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During WW2, industrialist Joe Keller commits a crime and frames his business partner Herbert Deever but years later his sin comes back to haunt him when Joe's son plans to marry Deever's daughter.

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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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All your days you will remember ... all my sons.

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Vida por vida  »

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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 2, 1949 with Edward G. Robinson 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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Referenced in The Universal Story (1995) 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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The past catches up with Edward G.Robinson
19 May 1999 | by See all my reviews

A businessman's son (Lancaster) finds out that his father sold defective airplane parts to the army during the War,which led to the killing of many young men.

A fine drama based on the play by Arthur Miller.Edward G.Robinson gives a very fine performance as the businessman who finally realizes his guilt.The other actors also register strong,among them Mady Christians and young Burt Lancaster.


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