The Younger Generation

The Younger Generation (1929)

Soap-opera about a social-climbing Jewish man and his old-world parents who are heartbroken by his rejection of them. Young Morris Goldfish follows his immigrant father into business. His ruthless business practices cause him to become a big success, and he moves the family to Park Avenue. They go, but were happier back on the East Side. Morris is ashamed of this parents and his humble origins, but learns in the end that there is more to life than money.

Writing:
  • Sonya Levien
  • Fannie Hurst
  • Howard J. Green
Directing:
  • Frank Capra
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  • Views: 2
  • Release Date: 1929-03-04
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 84

Rex Lease

Eddie Lesser

Jean Hersholt

Julius Goldfish - Pa

Lina Basquette

Birdie Goldfish

Ricardo Cortez

Morris Goldfish

Rosa Rosanova

Tilda Goldfish - Ma

Syd Crossley

Goldfish's Butler

Ferike Boros

Delancey Street Woman

Clarence Burton

Police Desk Sergeant

Julia Swayne Gordon

Mrs. Striker

Donald Hall

Minor Role

Leon Janney

Eddie Lesser as a Boy

Julanne Johnston

Irma Striker

Bernard Siegel

Minor Role
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