All My Sons (1948)

05/01/1948 (US) DramaCrime 1h 35m

Finally, a classic not suffering from overexposure

Overview

All My Sons tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, middle-aged, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing: during World War II, rushing to meet an order from the Army, he knowingly sold them defective airplane parts which later caused the planes to crash and killed 21 men. He framed his business partner for this crime and engineered his own exoneration; now, his son is about to marry the partner's daughter, the affair is revisited, and his lie of a life is unraveled. Joe has spent his entire life in the single-minded pursuit of wealth for the sake of his family, an American Dream gone nightmarishly awry; this is a story about responsibility: Joe and his generation must understand that the boys he killed--all the boys in the War--were his sons, too.

  1. Irving Reis

    Director

  2. Chester Erskine

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Edward G. Robinson

    Edward G. Robinson

    Joe Keller

  2. Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster

    Chris Keller

  3. Louisa Horton

    Louisa Horton

    Ann Deever

  4. Howard Duff

    Howard Duff

    George Deever

  5. Frank Conroy

    Frank Conroy

    Herbert Deever

  6. Lloyd Gough

    Lloyd Gough

    Jim Bayliss

  7. Arlene Francis

    Arlene Francis

    Sue Bayliss

  8. Harry Morgan

    Harry Morgan

    Frank Lubey

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All My Sons
All My Sons

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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