The Way of All Flesh
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The Way of All Flesh
The musty old Perley Poore Sheridan novel The Way of All Flesh was first filmed by Cecil B. DeMille in 1918 as The Whispering Chorus, then again under its original title in 1927, with Emil Jannings in the lead. This third go-round stars Paramount's resident character star Akim Tamiroff as Paul, patriarch of a large and loving immigrant family. Working as a bank cashier, the scrupulously honest Paul heads to the Big City to deliver a huge sum of money, only to be promptly divested of the funds by a con artist. Too ashamed to return home empty-handed, and fearful of the consequences, Paul is… More