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1933 1h 16m Drama List
Reviews 60% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings The Great Depression hits London department-store owner Gabriel Service (Lewis Stone), forcing him to fire several employees, including longtime stalwart Benton (Lionel Barrymore). Gabriel shocks his spoiled wife, Isabel (Benita Hume), and daughter, Caroline (Elizabeth Allan), by admitting they must sell their large home. Meanwhile, Benton pulls together a bakery business. When he learns Gabriel is considering selling out to an unethical company, he feels he must advise his former boss. Read More Read Less

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Pare Lorentz Vanity Fair Looking Forward, is still another movie with a message, and little else. Jun 14, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member good depression era drama Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis The Great Depression hits London department-store owner Gabriel Service (Lewis Stone), forcing him to fire several employees, including longtime stalwart Benton (Lionel Barrymore). Gabriel shocks his spoiled wife, Isabel (Benita Hume), and daughter, Caroline (Elizabeth Allan), by admitting they must sell their large home. Meanwhile, Benton pulls together a bakery business. When he learns Gabriel is considering selling out to an unethical company, he feels he must advise his former boss.
Director
Clarence Brown
Producer
Clarence Brown
Screenwriter
Bess Meredyth, H.M. Harwood
Production Co
Cosmopolitan Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 16m