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Sins of the Fathers
(1928) American
B&W : Ten reels / 2320 metres
Directed by Ludwig Berger

Cast: Emil Jannings [Wilhelm Spengler], Ruth Chatterton [Greta], Barry Norton [Tom Spengler], Jean Arthur [Mary Spengler], Jack Luden [Otto], ZaSu Pitts [mother Spengler], Mathew Betz [Gus], Harry Cording [hijacker], Arthur Housman [the count], Frank Reicher [eye specialist], Douglas Haig [Tom, as child], Dawn O’Day (Anne Shirley) [Mary, as child], Milla Davenport, Speed Webb and His Orchestra

Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Scenario by E. Lloyd Sheldon, from a screen story by Norman Burnstine. Cinematography by Victor Milner. Montage sequence by Slavko Vorkapich. Intertitles by Julian Johnson. Edited by Frances Marsh. Music by Hugo Riesenfeld. / Released 29 December 1928. / [?] Movietone 35mm spherical 1.20:1 format and/or Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format? Western Electric Movietone sound-on-film sound system. / [?] Full-sound film?


Survival status: Print exists.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 18 June 2010.

References: Sweeney-Coming p. 141; Vermilye-Twenties p. 31 : Website-IMDb.

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