Edward, My Son

Edward, My Son

Director: George Cukor Cast: Spencer Tracy, Deborah Kerr, Ian Hunter


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Businessman Spencer Tracy is devoted beyond all reason to his son Edward. Tracy lies, cheats, steals, commits arson, and drives two people to suicide in order to smooth Edward's path in life. The boy repays this loyalty by becoming an ungrateful wastrel, who fathers a child out of wedlock and ends up killing himself. After serving a prison sentence for his crimes, Tracy tries to pick up the pieces of his shattered life by searching for Edward's child. Based on the play by Robert Morley and Noel Langley, Edward My Son unsuccessfully retains the play's devices of never showing Edward and of having Spencer Tracy speak directly to the audience.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/13/2011
UPC: 0883316402689
Original Release: 1949
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 36,500

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Spencer Tracy Arnold Boult
Deborah Kerr Evelyn Boult
Ian Hunter Dr. Larry Woodhope
James Donald Bronton
Mervyn Johns Harry Simpkin
Leucen MacGrath Eileen Perrin
Harriette Johns Phyllis Mayden
Felix Aylmer Mr. Hanray
Walter Fitzgerald Mr. Kedner
Ernest Jay Walter Prothin
Colin Gordon Ellerby
Julian D'Albie Summers
Clement McCallin Sgt. Kenyon

Technical Credits
George Cukor Director
Tom Howard Special Effects
Alfred Junge Art Director
Edwin H. Knopf Producer
Noel Langley Screenwriter
Robert Morley Screenwriter
Ray Poulton Editor
Miklós Rózsa Score Composer
Malcolm Sargent Musical Direction/Supervision
Donald Ogden Stewart Screenwriter
John Wooldridge Score Composer
Freddie Young Cinematographer

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