Pilgrimage (1933)

In this film, a young man defies his overbearing, jealous mother and falls in love with a pretty young woman. Unwilling to lose her beloved son to another, the mother selfishly enlists her boy in the military. Meanwhile, the girl discovers… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: August 18, 1933
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's mostly the meticulous filmmaking and those two performances that raise Pilgrimage to the level of art. There's not a misjudged moment and not an indifferently framed shot.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Powerful anti-war drama, brilliantly atmospheric.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The wholesome film speaks volumes for Ford's talent, but the overwhelming sentimentality drowns it in false poignancy.

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Stella Dallas
some beautiful shots here. the last scenes get a little out of hand but henrietta crossman's performance holds it all together