• My Son John (1952)

My Son John

Release Date: 1952

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

Wholesome American husband and wife Dan (Dean Jagger) and Lucille (Helen Hayes) are disgusted when their son, John (Robert Walker), a government worker, begins exhibiting pro-Communist tendencies. Despite his parents' interrogations -- and the intervention of a government worker who tells the couple their son is an undercover spy -- John maintains his innocence, but it soon becomes clear that he is lying. John eventually has a change of heart about his unpatriotic deeds, but it may be too late.

Cast: Helen Hayes, Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Dean Jagger, Minor Watson, Frank McHugh, Richard Jaeckel, James Young

Director: Leo McCarey

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Transformation, Son, 1950s, Gripping, Family, Small town, Girlfriend, Rivalry, Tense, Fall


Nominated Writing (Motion Picture Story)