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The Goldbergs (1950)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 16 September 1953 (France)
The warm, human story of famous Bronx radio & TV family the Goldbergs, and their everyday problems.


Walter Hart




Cast overview, first billed only:
Gertrude Berg ... Molly Goldberg
Philip Loeb Philip Loeb ... Jake Goldberg
Eli Mintz ... Uncle David
Eduard Franz ... Alexander 'Abie' Abel
Larry Robinson Larry Robinson ... Sammy Goldberg
Arlene McQuade Arlene McQuade ... Rosalie Goldberg
Betty Walker Betty Walker ... Mrs. Bertha Kramer
Sarah Krohner Sarah Krohner ... Tante Elka
David Opatoshu ... Mr. Dutton
Barbara Rush ... Debby Sherman
Peter Hansen ... Ted Gordon
Helen Brown Helen Brown ... Mrs. Morris
Edit Angold Edit Angold ... Mrs. Schiller
Josephine Whittell ... Mrs. Van Nest
Shari Robinson ... Nomi


The warm, human story of famous Bronx radio & TV family the Goldbergs, and their everyday problems.

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Release Date:

16 September 1953 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Molly See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Barbara Rush's movie debut. See more »


Referenced in Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg (2009) See more »

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Clarifying blacklist charge
6 January 2011 | by dsmithcohenSee all my reviews

This film is certainly not as interesting in plot or in writing as many of the radio shows or TV episodes, but it is a taste of Gertrude Berg and the rest of the cast. My main reason for writing is to correct the impression left by a previous reviewer that Mrs. Berg did not fight to retain Phillip Loeb in face of the blacklist charges against him. According to "Yoo-Hoo Mrs. Goldberg" -- a documentary made by Aviva Kempner, featuring many of the actors in the show -- Gertrude Berg worked tirelessly to find another sponsor before giving up and accepting that the show would have to replace him if it was going to return to the television airwaves. Reviewers should be very cautious about charges of this sort before making them in a forum where others may rely on them without doing further research.

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