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The Human Comedy

The Human Comedy(1943)

Also Known As: William Saroyan's The Human Comedy |

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Brief Synopsis

A small-town telegraph boy deals with the strains of growing up during World War II.

Cast & Crew

Clarence Brown Director
Mickey Rooney Homer Macauley
Frank Morgan Willie Grogan
James Craig Tom Spangler
Marsha Hunt Diana Steed
Fay Bainter Mrs. [Katie] Macauley
Ray Collins Mr. [Matthew] Macauley
Van Johnson Marcus Macauley
Donna Reed Bess Macauley
Jack Jenkins Ulysses Macauley
Dorothy Morris Mary Arena
John Craven Tobey George
Ann Ayars Mrs. [Rose] Sandoval
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 2 Mar 1943
Release Date:  1943 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  118-120 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,511    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Beautiful Messages in a Heartwarming Movie

    On My Mind 2018-01-18

    Totally disagree with last reviewer. Not fair to judge this movie as if it were made today. So many real and touching scenes. For instance, after Homer has... MORE>

  • myth and memory

    don leta 2018-01-16

    Let me begin by saying that I'm grateful to TCM daily for saving me from the brain numbing stupidity that's offered on most all other... MORE>

  • One of My Favorite Mickey Rooney films

    Judy 2017-01-14

    This is such a great film and one of my favorite Mickey Rooney films (the other is National Velvet, but I think this film slightly edges it). His... MORE>