One Third of a Nation (1939)

One Third of a Nation (1939)

One Third of a Nation





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Adapted from a play which was originally produced by the Federal Theatre Project (part of the WPA), this is a film from the Depression era which shows the disparity between life in the slums and the life of the upper class. When a young man inherits a city block in the ghetto, he begins to meet those who live there. One, a young boy, had been crippled in a fire which ripped through his tenement. He meets and falls in love with this young boy's sister as well.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Written By: Oliver H. P. Garrett, Dudley Murphy, Oliver H.P. Garrett
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Paramount Pictures

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as Mary Rogers

as Peter Cortlant

as Sam Moon

as Donald Hinchley

as Joey Rogers

as Ethel Cortlant

as Arthur Mather

as Assistant District A...

as John butler

as Myrtle

as Mr. Rogers

as Mrs. Rogers

as Mr. Cassidy

as Mrs. Cassidy

as Mr. Rosen

as Inspector Castle

as Building Inspector

as Inspector Waller

as Mr. Cohen

as Mrs. Cohen

as Ethel Corliant

as Building Inspector
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