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Title of the Film THE GOOD EARTH
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1937
Country of Origin US
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 136
Length (in meters) 3777
Colour b/w
Genre Drama
Based on/Source Novel by Pearl S. Buck
Production Companies Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director Sidney A. Franklin
Cast Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch
Literature New York Times, 3 February 1937
Times, 25 March 1937
Spectator, 2 April 1937 (Graham Greene)
Film Weekly, 3 April 1937
Picturegoer Weekly, 17 April 1937
Sight and Sound, April 1937
Monthly Film Bulletin, April 1937
London Mercury, May 1937
Jewish Chronicle, 18 June 1937
Mein Film (Vienna), 16 July 1937
Österreichische Film-Zeitung, 23 July 1937
Special notes Contribution to script construction: Franz Schulz
Director of photography: Karl Freund
Process shots: Gustav Machaty
Montage: Slavko Vorkapich

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