Sarah and Son (1930) - Rotten Tomatoes

Sarah and Son (1930)





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When her callous husband sells their only child to a rich couple, a young woman begs for the baby's return, only to be denied, until years later, now a famous opera singer, she finally has her son returned. This story is told from a woman's perspective by director Dorothy Arzner.


Ruth Chatterton
as Sarah Storm
Gilbert Emery
as John Ashmore
Doris Lloyd
as Mrs. Ashmore, Vanning's sister
Fredric March
as Howard Vanning
William Stack
as Cyril Belloc
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Critic Reviews for Sarah and Son

All Critics (1)

Ruth Chatterton was nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for this soapish melodrama, made by Dorothy Arzner, the only female director in the studio era.

January 10, 2011 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sarah and Son

Sticky sweet and stiff as a board, of interest mainly to see a very young Fredric March.

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