One Third of a Nation [DVD] [1939]

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One Third of a Nation
Adapted from a play which was originally produced by the Federal Theatre Project (part of the WPA), this is a film from the Depression era which shows the disparity between life in the slums and the life of the upper class. When a young man inherits a city block in the ghetto, he begins to meet those who live there. One, a young boy, had been crippled in a fire which ripped through his tenement. He meets and falls in love with this young boy's sister as well. ~ Tana Hobart, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Sylvia Sidney
    Sylvia Sidney - Mary Rogers
  • Myron McCormick
    Myron McCormick - Sam Moon
  • Sidney Lumet
    Sidney Lumet - Joey Rogers
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    Percy Waram - Arthur Mather
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    Horace Sinclair - John, butler
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