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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.

Director:

Archie Mayo

Writers:

John Howard Lawson (original screenplay), I.A.R. Wylie (suggested by a story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Ameche ... Chris
Eugenie Leontovich ... Frau Bern
Mary Beth Hughes ... Anna
Alan Curtis ... Karl
George Ernest ... Fritz
Robert Lowery ... Joseph
Lionel Royce Lionel Royce ... Max Sturm
Sig Ruman ... Newmann (as Sig Rumann)
Ludwig Stössel ... Pastor (as Ludwig Stossel)
Christian Rub ... Kapek
Torben Meyer ... Gustav
Egon Brecher Egon Brecher ... Richter
Eleanor Wesselhoeft Eleanor Wesselhoeft ... Frau Richter
Michael Visaroff ... Burgomaster
Greta Meyer ... Frau Sturm
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama | History | War

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eran cuatro hijos See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Connections

Remake of Four Sons (1928) See more »

Soundtracks

America the Beautiful
(1882) (uncredited)
Music by Samuel A. Ward
In the score at the end
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