I Never Sang for My Father
I Never Sang for My Father (1970)

Gene Garrison (Gene Hackman) is the New York professor who announces to his parents Tom (Melvyn Douglas) and Margaret (Dorothy Stickney) that he is marrying Peggy (Elizabeth Hubbard) and moving to California. His sister Alice (Estelle… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 18, 1970
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Emanuel Levy

Penned by Robert (Tea and Sympathy) Anderson, this father-son medlodrama is superbly acted by Melvyn Douglas and Gene Hackman, both Oscar-nominated for their turns.

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John Ballantine
Very good early Hackman and he and Douglas spar nicely. Another story of intergenerational conflict and misunderstanding appropriately executed by the… More