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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn(1945)

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Brief Synopsis

A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father.

Cast & Crew

Elia Kazan Director
Dorothy McGuire Katie Nolan
Joan Blondell Aunt Sissy
James Dunn Johnny Nolan
Lloyd Nolan Officer McShane
James Gleason McGarrity
Ted Donaldson Neeley Nolan
Peggy Ann Garner Francie [Nolan]
Ruth Nelson Miss McDonough
John Alexander Steve Edwards
B. S. Pully Christmas tree vendor
Ferike Boros Grandma Rommely
Charles Halton Mr. Barker
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 28 Feb 1945
Release Date:  1945 Production Date:  AFI; EB*
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  128 or 132 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  11,583    
Duration(reels):  13    

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  • A tree grows in Brooklyn

    Karen 2016-03-08

    It's great. When are you going to have it on TCM soon I hope MORE>

  • A tree grows in Brooklyn grows in my heart

    Judy Ahrend 2015-10-29

    I've seen this film many times, and I want to see it again. It is the love of the family , the great acting, and the wonderful story, the drives this... MORE>

  • a tree grows in brooklyn

    kevin sellers 2015-03-15

    Have you ever noticed that, in this film, there is ALWAYS music in the background? It's mostly turn of the century (i.e. the 20th) street music, like... MORE>