A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

02/28/1945 (US) Drama 2h 8m

Each heart-warming character comes alive on the screen!


In Brooklyn circa 1900, the Nolans manage to enjoy life on pennies despite great poverty and Papa's alcoholism. We come to know these people well through big and little troubles: Aunt Sissy's scandalous succession of "husbands"; the removal of the one tree visible from their tenement; and young Francie's desire to transfer to a better school...if irresponsible Papa can get his act together.

  1. Elia Kazan


  2. Betty Smith


  3. Tess Slesinger


  4. Frank Davis


Top Billed Cast

  1. Dorothy McGuire

    Dorothy McGuire

    Katie Nolan

  2. Joan Blondell

    Joan Blondell

    Aunt Sissy

  3. James Dunn

    James Dunn

    Johnny Nolan

  4. Lloyd Nolan

    Lloyd Nolan

    Officer McShane

  5. James Gleason

    James Gleason


  6. Ted Donaldson

    Ted Donaldson

    Neeley Nolan

  7. Peggy Ann Garner

    Peggy Ann Garner

    Francie Nolan

  8. Ruth Nelson

    Ruth Nelson

    Miss McDonough

  9. John Alexander

    John Alexander

    Steve Edwards

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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Original Language English

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