Sins of the Fathers (film)

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Sins of the Fathers
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Directed by Ludwig Berger
Produced by Famous Players-Lasky
Screenplay by E. Lloyd Sheldon
Julian Johnson
Story by Norman Burnstine
Starring Emil Jannings
Ruth Chatterton
Zasu Pitts
Music by Hugo Riesenfeld
Cinematography Victor Milner
Slavko Vorkapic (montage sequence)
Edited by Frances Marsh
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • December 29, 1928 (1928-12-29)
Running time
10 reels; 2320 meters; 7,611 feet
Country United States
Language Sound film (English intertitles)

Sins of the Fathers is a 1928 American part-talkie sound film produced by Famous Players-Lasky and released by Paramount Pictures. It was also issued in a silent version for theatres which were not yet wired for sound. The film was directed by Ludwig Berger and stars Emil Jannings and Ruth Chatterton in her motion picture debut.[1] states a print of this film survives.[1] Some Promo or Coming Attraction material is held by the Library of Congress and excerpts are preserved at UCLA Film and Television.[2][3]



  1. ^ a b Sins of the Fathers at the database
  2. ^ Internet Movie Database; Trivia Retrieved September 29, 2016
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, (<-book title) p. 166(which redirects to p.33) c.1978 published by the American Film Institute

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