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Director  Ludwig Berger
Music director  Hugo Riesenfeld
Duration  
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Production  Famous Players-Lasky
Country  United States
Sins of the Fathers (1928 film) movie poster
Language  Sound film (English intertitles)
Release date  December 29, 1928 (1928-12-29)
Writer  Norman Burnstine (story), Julian Johnson (titles), E. Lloyd Sheldon
Cinematography  Slavko Vorkapic, Victor Milner
Cast  Ruth Chatterton, Emil Jannings, ZaSu Pitts
Similar movies  Ruth Chatterton appears in Sins of the Fathers and Sarah and Son

Sins of the Fathers is a 1928 part-talkie sound film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released by Paramount Pictures. It was also issued in a silent version for theatres which were not yet wired for sound. The film was directed by Ludwig Berger and stars Emil Jannings and Ruth Chatterton in her motion picture debut.

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Only one source claims this film survives yet no one has seen it, this being for such an important Paramount film.

Promo or making of material is held by the Library of Congress and excerpts are preserved at UCLA Film and Television.

Tae-Su had wealth and honor. But all that changed when he certifies his friend"s debt. To avoid creditor"s suspicion Tae-Su goes to Busan and meets a girl named Se-Ra who starts a secret relationship with him. As time goes by, Tae-Su decides to go back to home. By the way, he ends up killing his wife, not knowing what to do.

Similar Movies

Ruth Chatterton appears in Sins of the Fathers and Sarah and Son. Ruth Chatterton appears in Sins of the Fathers and Madame X. Paramount on Parade (1930). Ludwig Berger directed Sins of the Fathers and Ergens in Nederland. Moscow Strikes Back (1942).

Cast

  • Emil Jannings - Wilhelm Spengler
  • Ruth Chatterton - Greta Blake
  • Barry Norton - Tom Spengler
  • Jean Arthur - Mary Spengler
  • Jack Luden - Otto Schmidt
  • Zasu Pitts - Mother Spengler
  • Matthew Betz - Gus Newman
  • Harry Cording - The Hijacker
  • Arthur Housman - The Count
  • Frank Reicher - The Eye Specialist
  • Douglas Haig - Tom, as a child
  • Anne Shirley - Mary, as a child(billed as Dawn ODay)
  • References

    Sins of the Fathers (1928 film) Wikipedia
    Sins of the Fathers (1928 film) IMDb Sins of the Fathers (1928 film) themoviedb.org


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