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Director  Jack Hively
Screenplay  John Twist
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Language  English
6/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Music director  Roy Webb, Dave Dreyer
Country  United States
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Release date  October 13, 1939 (1939-10-13) (US)
Based on  Sweepings 1929 novel  by Lester Cohen
Writer  John Twist (screen play), Lester Cohen (novel)
Cast  Edward Ellis (Daniel Pardway), William Gargan (Thane Pardway), Kent Taylor (Gene Pardway), J. Edward Bromberg (Abe Ullman), Katharine Alexander (Abigail Pardway)
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Three Sons is a 1939 American drama film directed by Jack Hively using a screenplay by John Twist, based on the novel, Sweepings by Lester Cohen. Produced and distributed by RKO Radio Pictures, and released on October 13, 1939, it is a remake of an earlier RKO film, Sweepings (1933). The film stars Edward Ellis, William Gargan, J. Edward Bromberg and Robert Stanton (whose real name was Kirby Grant, which he would use for most of his career). Gargan, who plays the uncle in this film, had played one of the sons in the earlier film.

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Plot summary

Daniel Pardway (Edward Ellis) a department store owner is deeply saddened to learn that none of his grown sons are interested in taking over the business he has worked so hard to build. To coerce them, he even tries giving them shares of company stock. In the end, only the youngest son shows any interest at all.

Cast

  • Edward Ellis as Daniel Pardway
  • William Gargan as Thane Pardway
  • Kent Taylor as Gene Pardway
  • J. Edward Bromberg as Abe Ullman
  • Katharine Alexander as Abigail Pardway
  • Virginia Vale as Phoebe Pardway
  • Robert Stanton as Bert Pardway (as Robert Stanton)
  • Dick Hogan as Freddie Pardway
  • Grady Sutton as Grimson
  • Pamela Blake as Mamie Donaldson (as Adele Pearce)
  • Alexander D'Arcy as Prince Nicky - Phoebe's Husband
  • Barbara Pepper as Viola
  • References

    Three Sons Wikipedia
    Three Sons IMDb Three Sons themoviedb.org


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