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Tom Brown of Culver (1932)

Passed | | Drama | 1 July 1932 (USA)
Boy who thought his father a war hero finds he was really a deserter.

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Complete credited cast:
... Tom Brown
... Elmer (Slim) Whitman
... Robert Randolph III
... Dr. Brown
... Cpl. John Clarke
... Mac
... American Legion Doctor
... Dolores Delight
... Maj. Wharton
... Capt. White
Norman Phillips Jr. ... Ernest Carruthers
... Donald MacKenzie (as Tyrone Power Jr.)
... K.O. Mooney
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Boy who thought his father a war hero finds he was really a deserter.

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Cadete de Honra  »

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Harry - Daffy Diner: I'm sorry, but if I leave before I start I'd have to come back, so I'd better wait here till after I'm gone so I'll be sure and be here when I return.
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As portrayed by Tom Brown and Culver
30 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

Interestingly conceived but erratically realized mixture of melodrama and documentary as the American Legion pays for a scholarship to Culver Military Academy for Tom Brown in honor of his Medal-of-Honor-winning father. The script is a little too neat and episodic, however, and apparently the young actors were not up to Wyler's 90 takes to get the scenes right, so some of the scenes are a bit misjudged. Watch for an incredibly young Tyrone Power Jr. in his screen debut and an uncredited and very funny cameo by Eugene Palette.


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