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Four Sons (1928)

Four Sons (1928)

Four Sons





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This silent film tells the story of the Bernle family of Bavaria. Mother Bernle dotes upon her four sons, but is powerless in guiding their destinies. When WWI breaks out, her sons march to the front: two of the boys fight for the AEF, the other two for the Kaiser.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Philip Klein
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 14, 2006
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

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James Hall
as Joseph
Earl Foxe
as Major Von Stomm
Margaret Mann
as Frau Bernle
June Collyer
as Annabelle Bernle
Wendell Franklin
as James Henry
Albert Gran
as Postman
Auguste Tollaire
as Burgomaster
Frank Reicher
as Schoolmaster
Jack Pennick
as Joseph's American Fr...
Hughie Mack
as Innkeeper
Ruth Mix
as Johann's Girl
Robert Parrish
as Joseph's son
Michael Mark
as Von Stomm's Orderly
L.J. O'Connor
as Aubergiste
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All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

Well made family chronicle offers a blistering pacifist attack on war.

Full Review… | January 31, 2012
Classic Film and Television

This is Ford at his most visually baroque.

Full Review… | February 3, 2011
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The moving sentimental tale about the horrors of war registered with the public, who made it a smashing box office hit.

Full Review… | July 30, 2010
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