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The Younger Generation(1929)

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Brief Synopsis

A rising businessman tries to make his immigrant parents assimilate.

Cast & Crew

Frank R. Capra Director
Jean Hersholt Julius Goldfish
Lina Basquette Birdie Goldfish
Ricardo Cortez Morris Goldfish
Rosa Rosanova Tilda Goldfish
Rex Lease Eddie Lesser
Martha Franklin Mrs. Lesser
Julia Swayne Gordon Mrs. Striker
Julianne Johnston Irma Striker
Otto Fries Tradesman
Teddy Tetzlaff Director of Photography
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  release: 4 Mar or 9 Mar 1929
Release Date:  1929 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) (talking sequences), Silent Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  75 or 95 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  7,866 or 8,217 ft.; also si: 7,246 or 7,394    
Duration(reels):  8    

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  • The Younger Generation

    will 2014-01-23

    This comes off like a poor imitation of the Jazz Singer. I almost expected the great Al Jolson to enter the scene (Oh how I hoped) and start singing to his... MORE>