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The Good Earth (1937)

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Paul Muni Paul Muni
Luise Rainer Luise Rainer
Tilly Losch Tilly Losch
Charley Grapewin Charley Grapewin
Old Father
Jessie Ralph Jessie Ralph
Soo Yong Soo Yong
Keye Luke Keye Luke
Elder Son

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Talbot Jennings Talbot Jennings
(screen play)
Tess Slesinger Tess Slesinger
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The Good Earth

3 years, 3 months ago at Jul 30 16:51
Grandiose and perhaps too slavishly faithful to Pearl S. Buck’s novel, The Good Earth is a bit of an overstuffed drag. Wunderkind Irving Thalberg’s last film before his premature death, it’s yet another super-production more concerned with spectacle and initial impact than anything concerning art.

The plot follows the novel’s various detours and big set-pieces very faithfull... read more
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Release date: 6 August 1937
Tags: China (2), 1937 (2), Locust (2), Infidelity (2), Revolution (2), Famine (2), Concubine (1), Caucasian Actor Playing Asian Character (1), Execution (1), Carrying Woman (1), Pipe Smoking (1), Mistress (1), Flowers (1), Peach (1), Contract (1), Bride (1), Liar (1), Wedding Day (1), Usa (1), Forgiveness (1)
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