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Four sons

Author: William FoxJohn FordPhilip KleinMargaret MannJames HallAll authors
Publisher: [Century City, Calif.] : Fox Film Corporation, Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [1928] [2007] ©1928
Series: Ford at Fox collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film tells the tale of the Bavarian Bernle family and how their lives are affected by the outbreak of World War I. Mother Bernle is heartbroken when her sons are called to the front-- and on opposite sides. As two choose to fight for the Allies, while the other two fight for the Germans, the family is visited by the inevitable cruel irony of war: not only are the brothers likely to discover one another on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Silent films
War films
Longs métrages
Films de fiction
Drames (Films)
Films de guerre
Films muets
War
Family
Adaptations Drama
Adaptations cinématographiques
Teatro
Named Person: I A R Wylie; I A R Wylie; I A R Wylie; I A R Wylie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Fox; John Ford; Philip Klein; Margaret Mann; James Hall; Charles Morton; Francis X Bushman; George Meeker; June Collyer; Christopher Caliendo; I A R Wylie; Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 182864008
Language Note: Silent film with English intertitles; optional subtitles in Spanish or French.
Notes: Full screen (1.33:1)
From the story ("Grandma Bernle Learns Her Letters") by Miss I.A.R. Wylie.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1928.
"This restoration of Four Sons was a collaboration between Cinemateca Portuguesa, Cineteca del Comune di Bologna, 20th Century Fox Corporation, and The Academy Film Archive."
Special features: Newly created score composed and conducted by Christopher Caliendo; vintage program; advertising gallery; still gallery.
Credits: Photographed, George Schneiderman, Charles G. Clarke ; editor, Margaret Clancey ; [new] score by Christopher Caliendo.
Cast: Margaret Mann, James Hall, Charles Morton, Francis X. Bushman, Jr., George Meeker, June Collyer.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., single layer, NTSC.
Series Title: Ford at Fox collection.
Other Titles: Four sons (Motion picture : 1928)
John Ford's silent epics
Responsibility: William Fox presents ; John Ford production ; adapted by Philip Klein ; directed by John Ford.
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This film tells the tale of the Bavarian Bernle family and how their lives are affected by the outbreak of World War I. Mother Bernle is heartbroken when her sons are called to the front-- and on opposite sides. As two choose to fight for the Allies, while the other two fight for the Germans, the family is visited by the inevitable cruel irony of war: not only are the brothers likely to discover one another on the battlefield, they may also find a sibling among the fallen.

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