Edward, My Son
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Edward, My Son
Businessman Spencer Tracy is devoted beyond all reason to his son Edward. Tracy lies, cheats, steals, commits arson, and drives two people to suicide in order to smooth Edward's path in life. The boy repays this loyalty by becoming an ungrateful wastrel, who fathers a child out of wedlock and ends up killing himself. After serving a prison sentence for his crimes, Tracy tries to pick up the pieces of his shattered life by searching for Edward's child. Based on the play by Robert Morley and Noel Langley, Edward My Son unsuccessfully retains the play's devices of never showing Edward… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The movie silently shrieks under the pressure of constant, hectic fear."
‑ Richard Brody, New Yorker
"Playing a bitter alcoholic wife (married to Spencer Tracy), Deborah Kerr received the first of her six Best Actress nomination for George Cukor's well acted melodrama."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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