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Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Leo McCarey and produced by Leo McCarey and Adolph Zukor.

Make Way for Tomorrow was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2010.

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A Cruz dos Anos / Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

By L? on May 12, 2017 From Critica Retro

A Cruz dos Anos / Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) Eu tenho uma confiss?o a fazer: eu quase nunca choro em casamentos vendo filmes. Em geral eu consigo separar a experi?ncia f?lmica das minhas emo??es, e assim sou capaz de analisar um filme criticamente. Mas eu tamb?m tenho um calcanhar de Aquile... Read full article


Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

on Sep 9, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

Certain movies are like the dinosaurs: it’s hard believing they existed and realizing they did. I don’t use this analogy?disparagingly, more as a means of emphasizing how special Leo McCarey’s Make Way for Tomorrow truly is. In our cinematic landscape where turning 35 is practicall... Read full article


Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 11, 2015 From 4 Star Films

It seems like Leo McCarey and this film for that matter often get lost in the shuffle. In his day he was a highly successful and well thought of director of such classics as The Awful Truth and Going My Way. However, his moving drama Make Way For Tomorrow is now often overshadowed by a similar film ... Read full article


Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 11, 2015 From 4 Star Films

It seems like Leo McCarey and this film for that matter often get lost in the shuffle. In his day he was a highly successful and well thought of director of such classics as The Awful Truth and Going My Way. However, his moving drama Make Way For Tomorrow is now often overshadowed by a similar film ... Read full article


Make Way for Tomorrow, 1937, Leo McCarey

By Aaron West on Jun 28, 2015 From Criterion Blues

Jun 28 Posted by aaronwest ?Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother.? Aging is a not a sexy topic for Hollywood. Coming of age stories are different. Dealing with the adversity of adulthood is different. There are plenty of those movies, although not nearly as many that are simply about living life as an e... Read full article


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Quotes from

Rhoda Cooper: Why don't you face facts, Grandma?
Lucy Cooper: Oh, Rhoda!
[Pats her hand]
Lucy Cooper: When you're seventeen and the world's beautiful, facing facts is just as slick fun as dancing or going to partis, but when you're seventy... well, you don't care about dancing, you don't think about parties anymore, and about the only fun you have left is pretending that there ain't any facts to face, so would you mind if I just went on pretending?


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Facts about

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
Lucy Cooper's maiden name is Breckinridge.
Beulah Bondi was actually one year younger than Elisabeth Risdon, who played her daughter Cora.
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Make Way for Tomorrow

Released 1937
Inducted 2010
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