The Magnificent Yankee ()

directed by John Sturges
featuring Louis Calhern, Ann Harding, Philip Ober, Ian Wolfe, Eduard Franz

Louis Calhern repeats his Broadway role as Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes in this 1950 cinemazation of Emmet Lavery's stage play The Magnificent Yankee. The film is for the most part confined to the Holmes home in Washington, where the good gray judge parries affectionately with his level-headed wife Fanny (Ann Harding). A steady stream of historical personages parade through the Holmes manse, including jurist Louis Brandeis (Eduard Franz) and novelist Owen Wister (Philip Ober). The death of his wife devastates Holmes, ...

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The Magnificent Yankee
2009,

UPC: 883316126882

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1998,

UPC: 027616302335

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