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After Tomorrow  /  Song O' My Heart

After Tomorrow  (1932)
August 14, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive with funding provided by the AFI/NEA Preservation Grants Program, in cooperation with 20th Century Fox.

After Tomorrow  (1932)

Charles Farrell and Marian Nixon star as two young people prevented from marrying by the selfishness of those closest to them in a New York tenement.  For many years, this film was thought to be lost, until the last surviving nitrate print was discovered in the Fox vaults and provided to UCLA Film & Television Archive for preservation.

Production: Fox Film Corp.  Distribution: Fox Film Corp. Producer: Frank Borzage.  Director: Frank Borzage.  Based on the play After Tomorrow by John Golden and Hugh Stange.  Screenwriter: Sonya Levien.  Cinematographer: James Howe.  Art Director: William Darling.  Editor: Margaret Clancy.  With: Charles Farrell, Marian Nixon, Minna Gombell, William Collier Sr., Josephine Hull.  35mm, b/w, 79 min.

Restored by UCLA Film & Television Archive with funding provided by 20th Century Fox, in cooperation with 20th Century Fox.

Song O' My Heart  (1930)

Famed Irish-born tenor John McCormack made his talking picture debut in this sentimental drama with music about a concert singer who, disappointed in love, retired to his native village in the Irish countryside. The unexpected return of his former sweetheart (Joyce) and her two children (Clifford and O'Sullivan, in her American film debut) inspires him to return to the stage.

Production: Fox Film Corp.  Distribution: Fox Film Corp.  Producer: Frank Borzage. Director: Frank Borzage.  Story and Dialogue: Tom Barry.  Continuity: Sonya Levien.  Cinematographer: Chester Lyons.  Art Director: Harry Olivier.  Editor: Margaret V. Clancey.  With: John McCormack, Alice Joyce, Maureen O'Sullivan, Tom Clifford, J. M. Kerrigan.  35mm, b/w, 85 min.