Set in the late fifties in Denmark the poor junk yard assistant Harry inherits some money. He decides to use the money to hire a butler. The butler isn't too keen on the job at first, but ... See full summary »
William Holden plays a drifter who comes to a small town and discovers a cabin in the forest where five kids: January, February, March, April, and May are living without parents. Their ... See full summary »
Mary Jane Saunders
Widowed Bertha Jacoby has led a relatively sheltered, monocultural existence in the same predominantly Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood for most of her adult life, and as such has fairly traditional Jewish values. She is taken aback not only when her son-in-law Jerry Black announces that he and Bertha's daughter Alice Black are moving to Tokyo on Jerry's next diplomatic corps assignment, but that they want her to move there with them so that she won't be all alone. Despite her anti-Japanese sentiments, David, her only son, having been killed in World War II in the Pacific Theater, Bertha reluctantly agrees. They will fly from New York City to San Francisco, and sail from there. Against the odds, Bertha befriends on board the ship Koichi Asano, a wealthy widowed Japanese businessman with whom Jerry and the American contingent will be entering into sensitive negotiations. Jerry and Alice are wary of Bertha and Mr. Asano's friendship, not only because of the cultural differences, but because...Written by
This movie depicts the passage to Japan from San Francisco on the ship S.S. President Hoover. There was such an ocean liner with that name plying the Pacific routes, however it ran aground off Taiwan in December, 1937, and was so damaged, it was scrapped in place. At the time it was built in 1930, it was the largest commercial ship in the U.S. See more »
In a Movie with Transcontinental Jets when Mrs Jacoby returns to her Brooklyn apartment they show a street scene in front with a car passing but then behind the car there is a Horse drawn wagon. Horse drawn wagons in 1960s Brooklyn? I don't think so. See more »
Take a walk around Nostrand Avenue and you'll see. That element is moving in. The place is full of them.
What element Mrs. Rubin?
You know what I have reference to: colored, puerto rican...
Really, I seem to remember that in this very neighborhood year ago, they didn't allow Jews
What does one got to do with the other?
Everything. Mrs. Rubin, the only way to stop prejudice is to stop it in yourself
But honestly, it's not a question of prejudice, I just don't like to live with them.
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