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Sorrell and Son (1927 film)

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Produced by  Joseph Schenck
Edited by  Marie Halvey
First episode date  6 June 1984
Network  ITV
Number of episodes  6
7.9/10 IMDb

Cinematography  James Wong Howe
Distributed by  United Artists
Final episode date  11 July 1984
Number of seasons  1
Directed by  Herbert Brenon Ray Lissner (assistant)
Starring  H. B. Warner Anna Q. Nilsson Norman Trevor Nils Asther Mary Nolan
Written by  Jeremy Paul, Warwick Deeping (novel)
Similar  Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Screen Two, Armchair Theatre

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Sorrell and Son is a 1927 silent film released on December 2, 1927 and nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director in the 1st Academy Awards the following year. The film was based on the novel of the same name by Warwick Deeping, Sorrell and Son, which became and remained a bestseller from its first publication in 1925 throughout the 1920s and 1930s.

Contents

The screenplay was adapted by Elizabeth Meehan. It was written and directed by Herbert Brenon. Filming took place in England.

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Remake

The story has been remade twice, once in 1934 as Sorrell and Son with H.B. Warner repeating his role as Stephen Sorrell, and as a British television serial in 1984.

Preservation status

The 1927 version was considered a lost film for many years. However, in 2005. the Academy Film Archive premiered a partially restored print.

Cast

  • H. B. Warner as Stephen Sorrell
  • Anna Q. Nilsson as Dora Sorrell
  • Mickey McBan as Kit (as a child)
  • Carmel Myers as Flo Palfrey
  • Lionel Belmore as John Palfrey
  • Norman Trevor as Thomas Roland
  • Betsy Ann Hisle as Molly (as a child)
  • Louis Wolheim as Buck
  • Paul McAllister as Dr. Orange
  • Alice Joyce as Fanny Garland
  • Nils Asther as Christopher 'Kit' Sorrell
  • Mary Nolan as Molly Roland
  • References

    Sorrell and Son (1927 film) Wikipedia


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