Approved | | Drama, Family
Producer Harriet Parsons initially brought in director George Cukor, hoping he could persuade Greta Garbo to come out of retirement. Marlene Dietrich sought the lead role, but was regarded as not maternal enough. Parsons then tried to cast recent Oscar-winner Katina Paxinou, even considering changing the family's ... ...
All this expense to watch a miserable old man die of the d.t.'s!
In the shots of the uncle's trip to San Francisco, as the ferry is pulling into the dock, the Oakland Bay Bridge is seen in the background. This bridge was not built until 1933, yet this movie is set circa 1910.
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