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The Broken Earth (1936)

A farmer (Clarence Muse) and tiller of the soil comes from the fields to find his young son dying. He prays to the Lord to save his only child. His prayer is answered and the boy lives. The... See full summary »

Director:

Roman Freulich

Writer:

Roman Freulich (original screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Clarence Muse ... The Farmer
Freita Shaw Ethiopian Choir Freita Shaw Ethiopian Choir ... Choir
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Storyline

A farmer (Clarence Muse) and tiller of the soil comes from the fields to find his young son dying. He prays to the Lord to save his only child. His prayer is answered and the boy lives. The Shaw Ethiopian Choir provides the background music. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Short | Drama | Music

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 1936 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Keepers of the Frame (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen
(uncredited)
Traditional spiritual
Sung by Clarence Muse and later by Freita Shaw Ethiopian Choir
[also instrumentally as background music]
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