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My Son, My Son (1940)

My Son, My Son





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This film stars Brian Aherne as a self-made success determined to give his son the lavish upbringing he himself was denied. Not surprisingly, the son grows up spoiled rotten, causing grief to everyone who loves him. The limit comes when the boy tries to steal his father's lady friend.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Lenore J. Coffee
On DVD: Mar 28, 2000
United Artists


Brian Aherne
as William Essex
Louis Hayward
as Oliver Essex
Madeleine Carroll
as Livia Vaynol
Laraine Day
as Maeve O'Riorden
Henry Hull
as Dermont O'Riorden
Sophie Stewart
as Shella O'Riorden
Bruce Lester
as Rory O'Riorden
Scotty Beckett
as Oliver as a Child
Brenda Henderson
as Maeve as a Child
Teddy Moorwood
as Rory as a Child
Stanley Logan
as The Colonel
Lionel Belmore
as Mr. Moscrop
Mary Gordon
as Mrs. Mulvaney
David Clyde
as Drayman
Pat Flaherty
as Joe Baxter
Bruce Lister
as Rory O'Riorden
Mary Field
as Betsy - First Maid
Audrey Manners
as Second Maid
Sibyl Harris
as First Landlady
Connie Leon
as Second Landlady
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This two generation melodrama, about a self-sacrificing father and no-good son who needs to redeem himself, is well acted by Brian Aherne.

Full Review… | February 9, 2013

February 9, 2013

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