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I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

PG 1970-10-18 (US) Drama 1h 32m
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A motion picture the whole world has taken to its heart.


Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away could be hard on his father. Just before the wedding, the mother dies. Hackman's sister (who has been disowned by their father for marrying a Jewish man) advises him to live his own life, and not let himself be controlled by their father.

  1. Robert Anderson

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Gilbert Cates


Top Billed Cast

  1. Gene Hackman

    Gene Hackman

    Gene Garrison

  2. Melvyn Douglas

    Melvyn Douglas

    Tom Garrison

  3. Dorothy Stickney

    Dorothy Stickney

    Margaret Garrison

  4. Estelle Parsons

    Estelle Parsons


  5. Elizabeth Hubbard

    Elizabeth Hubbard

    Dr. Margaret 'Peggy' Thayer

  6. Lovelady Powell


  7. Daniel Keyes

    Dr. Mayberry

  8. Conrad Bain

    Conrad Bain

    Rev. Sam Pell

  9. Jon Richards

    Marvin Scott

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I Never Sang for My Father
I Never Sang for My Father

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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