The Power and the Glory (1933)





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At the funeral of a powerful railroad executive, the exec's best friend recalls the dead man's colorful but tragic life. We see the executive's early years as a trackwalker and his marriage. At first, he is a kindly man, a fair-minded employer and husband, but his ever-increasing power corrupts him.
Classics , Drama
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20th Century Fox


Spencer Tracy
as Tom Gardner
Billy O'Brien
as Tom the Boy
Henry Kolker
as Mr. Borden
Colleen Moore
as Sally Garner
Helen Vinson
as Eve Borden
Sarah Padden
as Henry's Wife
Phillip Trent
as Tom Garner, Jr.
Cullen Johnson
as Henry the Boy
Philip Trent
as Tom Garner Jr.
Clifford Jones
as Tom Garner, Jr.
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A series of "firsts" (first screenplay by Preston Sturges, first starring role for Spencer Tracy) and a fine performance by silent star Colleen Moore make this a must-see, if only for the film's historical importance.

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

Good performances but a rushed narrative.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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