An American Romance Poster

Release Date: 1944

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
Czech Stefan Dangosbiblichek (Brian Donlevy) immigrates to America where, despite having almost no money, he is allowed through Ellis Island. Stefan makes an arduous journey on foot to Minnesota, where his cousin works in a mine. Ambitious and energetic, he changes his name to Steve Dangos and eagerly learns English from teacher Anna O'Rourke (Ann Richards), whom he soon marries. The couple move to Chicago to pursue Steve's dream of success, but the way to American citizenship proves rocky.

Cast: Brian Donlevy, Ann Richards, Walter Abel, John Qualen, Stephen McNally, Mary McLeod, Bob Lowell, Barbara Bedford

Director: King Vidor

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Brother, Family, Pursuit, Inspiring, Wife, Son, Rise