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The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

The Magnificent Ambersons
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Joseph Cotten Joseph Cotten
Eugene Morgan
Dolores Costello Dolores Costello
Isabel Amberson Minafer
Anne Baxter Anne Baxter
Lucy Morgan
Tim Holt Tim Holt
George Minafer
Agnes Moorehead Agnes Moorehead
Fanny Minafer
Ray Collins Ray Collins
Jack Amberson
Erskine Sanford Erskine Sanford
Roger Bronson
Richard Bennett Richard Bennett
Major Amberson


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Booth Tarkington Booth Tarkington
(from the novel by)
Orson Welles Orson Welles
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EL CUARTO MANDAMIENTO (1942)

5 years, 6 months ago at Nov 23 13:31
The Magnificent Ambersons es el título original de esta película, nada que ver con el rídiculo "El cuarto mandamiento" español.

Sin ser la mejor película de su director, bajo mi punto de vista sí es comparable -e incluso superior- a su más prestigiosa Ciudadano Kane.

Según el propio Welles, su personal historia de la decadencia de una aristocrática ... read more
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The young, handsome, but somewhat wild Eugene Morgan wants to marry Isabel Amberson, daughter of a rich upper-class family, but she instead marries dull and steady Wilbur Minafer. Their only child, George, grows up a spoiled brat. Years later, Eugene comes back, now a mature widower and a successful automobile maker. After Wilbur dies, Eugene again asks Isabel to marry him, and she is receptive. But George resents the attentions paid to his mother, and he and his aunt Fanny try to sabotage the romance.
Release date: 10 July 1942
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