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The Good Earth

Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Inspired by a Pearl S. Buck novel, this inspiring drama follows the many ups and downs in the lives of Chinese farmers Wang Lung (Paul Muni) and O-Lan (Luise Rainer). Though the couple initially finds success farming their land, their fortunes decline, and lean times follow. Later, when Wang Lung and O-Lan once again reap bountiful harvests and raise a family, the presence of the beautiful young Lotus (Tilly Losch) complicates their lives further.

Cast: Paul Muni , Luise Rainer , Walter Connolly , Tilly Losch , Charley Grapewin , Jessie Ralph , Soo Yong , Keye Luke

Director: Sidney Franklin

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

The Good Earth (1937)

Release Date: August 6th, 1937|2 hr. 18 min.

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