Haha no kyoku I (1937)

| Drama | 1937 (Japan)
This film was inspired by the novel Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty and was initially released in two parts, respectively in 79 minutes and 70 minutes of length. They were combined ... See full summary »

Director:

Satsuo Yamamoto

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Cast

Credited cast:
Setsuko Hara ... Keiko
Jôji Oka Jôji Oka ... Junji
Takako Irie Takako Irie ... Kaoru Fujinami
Yuriko Hanabusa Yuriko Hanabusa ... Ine
Sadao Maruyama Sadao Maruyama ... Lawyer Ide
Reiko Mizugami Reiko Mizugami
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Toshiko Itô Toshiko Itô ... Professor's Wife
Yôyô Kojima Yôyô Kojima ... Professor Kimura
Reiko Minakami Reiko Minakami ... Professor's Daughter Ritsuko
Masao Mishima Masao Mishima ... Ryusaku Tanaka
Osamu Takizawa Osamu Takizawa ... Junji's Father
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Storyline

This film was inspired by the novel Stella Dallas by Olive Higgins Prouty and was initially released in two parts, respectively in 79 minutes and 70 minutes of length. They were combined into one 91-minute film and re-released in 1950. An uneducated mother ends up leaving her daughter for the latter's sake. With the man of the family promoted and coming into some money the couple enroll their only daughter into a higher end school leading to the family meeting and socializing with upper class ladies and families. The mother attempts to act like a lady and be sophisticated, but is ultimately looked down upon and bullied. Simultaneously, the husband meets his old flame who is beautiful and a pianist now. The man harbours feelings for his ex. Written by aghaemi

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Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

1937 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Mother's Song, Part I See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Toho Eiga (Tokyo) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono
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