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Over the Hill to the Poorhouse (1920)

Passed | | Drama, Crime | 17 September 1920 (USA)
The mother of a large family is abandoned by her children and faces consignment to the poorhouse. But one of her offspring, the one no one had faith in, returns to rescue her.

Director:

Harry F. Millarde (as Harry Millarde)

Writers:

Will Carleton (based on the poem by), Paul Sloane (scenario) (as Paul H. Sloane)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Carr ... Ma Benton
James Sheridan James Sheridan ... Child Isaac (as Sheridan Tansey)
Noel Tearle Noel Tearle ... Adult Isaac
William Welsh William Welsh ... Pa Benton
Stephen Carr ... Child Thomas
Jerry Devine Jerry Devine ... Child John
Johnnie Walker ... Adult John (as John Walker)
James Sheldon James Sheldon ... Child Charles
Wallace Ray Wallace Ray ... Adult Charles
Rosemary Carr Rosemary Carr ... Child Rebecca
Phyllis Diller Phyllis Diller ... Adult Rebecca
Maybeth Carr Maybeth Carr ... Child Susan
Louella Carr Louella Carr ... Adult Susan
Vivienne Osborne ... Isabella Strong
Dorothy Allen Dorothy Allen ... Agulitia
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Storyline

The mother of a large family is abandoned by her children and faces consignment to the poorhouse. But one of her offspring, the one no one had faith in, returns to rescue her. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Taglines:

THE BLACK SHEEP PROVES HE'S WHITE in "OVER THE HILL (original print-ad-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Crime

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

17 September 1920 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Over the Hill See more »

Filming Locations:

Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

According to Upton Sinclair's book 'Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox', this feature cost $100,000 to produce and netted over $3,000,000. See more »

Connections

Version of Tears of a Mother (1937) See more »

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