Man's Castle
Man's Castle (1933)

Impoverished by the Great Depression, a young woman is forced to move into a shantytown. Starved and desperate for shelter, she hooks up with the neighborhood thug and begins trying to make their humble hovel a home while he go out to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 27, 1933
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

Filming the streetwise action and the colorful, caustic language from Jo Swerling's script, the director, Frank Borzage, finds sanctified tenderness in the poignant absurdities and grubby brutalities of gutter-level striving.

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Dan Callahan
Slant Magazine

Harsh-spirited, episodic, and in a rage over the ghastly injustices of economic privation.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Haunting, magical romance set in the Depression.

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Fernando F. Croce

Frank Borzage's vision of lower depths and heightened feelings

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Stella Dallas
a really interesting depression era film in which spencer tracy plays a 'bindle-stiff' or hobo. loretta young falls for him but he finds it hard to… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Man's Castle" starts with Bill(Spencer Tracy), dapper in a tuxedo, feeding pigeons in Central Park next to Trina(Loretta… More