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The Road Back

Year:
Duration:
97 min
Genres:
Drama
IMDB rate:
7.1
Director:
James Whale
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1937-06-01
Filming Locations: Universal Studios - 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
John 'Dusty' King
Ernst
Richard Cromwell
Ludwig
Slim Summerville
Tjaden
Maurice Murphy
Albert
Andy Devine
Willy
Larry J. Blake
Weil
John Emery
Captain Von Hagen
Henry Hunter
Bethke
Noah Beery Jr.
Wessling
Eugene Gericke
Giesicke (as Gene Garrick)
Spring Byington
Ernst's Mother
Frank Reicher
Ernst's Father
Marilyn Harris
Maria - Ernst's Sister
Jean Rouverol
Elsa
Etienne Girardot
Mayor
Charles Halton
Uncle Rudolph
Laura Hope Crews
Ernst's Aunt
Louise Fazenda
Angelina
Robert Warwick
Judge
Samuel S. Hinds
Defense Attorney
Arthur Hohl
Heinrich
William B. Davidson
Bartscher
Lionel Atwill
Prosecutor
Al Shean
Markheim
Clara Blandick
Willy's Mother
Edwin Maxwell
Principal
Robert Adair
Policeman (uncredited)
Alyce Ardell
French Girl (uncredited)
Margaret Armstrong
Heinrich's Wife (uncredited)
Herbert Ashley
German Waiter (uncredited)
Reginald Barlow
Manager (uncredited)
Patricia Barry
Gretel (uncredited)
William 'Billy' Benedict
Boy Leader (uncredited)
Charles Bennett
Innkeeper (uncredited)
Harry C. Bradley
Forman / Porter (uncredited)
Lane Chandler
American Soldier (uncredited)
Harvey Clark
Field Doctor (uncredited)
Janet Elsie Clark
Girl (uncredited)
Russ Clark
American Soldier (uncredited)
E.E. Clive
General (uncredited)
Harry Cording
Attendant (uncredited)
D'Arcy Corrigan
Cab Driver (uncredited)
Sidney D'Albrook
American Captain (uncredited)
Michael Fitzmaurice
Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Bess Flowers
Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Francis Ford
Street Cleaner (uncredited)
Dwight Frye
Small Man at Rally (uncredited)
Curt Furburg
Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Boyd Gilbert
American Soldier (uncredited)
June Gittelson
Fat Woman (uncredited)
Grace Goodall
Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Dorothy Granger
French Girl (uncredited)
Harrison Greene
Dutch Comedy Team (uncredited)
Robert Greig
Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Sigrid Gurie
Soldier's Wife (uncredited)
Otto Hoffman
Old Man (uncredited)
Paul Irving
Boy Leader (uncredited)
Edward LeSaint
Porter (uncredited)
Lupee Lupien
French Girl (uncredited)
Mickey Martin
Boy (uncredited)
Robert McKenzie
Barber (uncredited)
Edward McWade
Ticket Taker (uncredited)
Greta Meyer
Storekeeper (uncredited)
Henry Noerdlinger
German Corporal (uncredited)
Paul Panzer
Guard (uncredited)
Steve Pendleton
Sailor (uncredited)
Eddie Phillips
Fresh Man (uncredited)
Tempe Pigott
Old Woman (uncredited)
Buddy Roosevelt
German Dispatch Rider (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford
Doorkeeper (uncredited)
Margaret Seddon
Mother (uncredited)
Helen Shipman
Dutch Comedy Team (uncredited)
Bert Sprotte
Conductor (uncredited)
Maidel Turner
Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Edward Van Sloan
President (uncredited)
Delmar Watson
Boy (uncredited)
Harry Watson
Boy (uncredited)
Paul Weigel
Member of Dinner Party (uncredited)
Carol Wines
French Girl (uncredited)
Jimmy Zahner
Boy (uncredited)
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Trivia
Some publicity material erroneously states that Greta Gynt is in this film.
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Stuntman George Daly was killed in an accidental explosion while filming a stunt for this picture.
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Bowing to Nazi pressure, and "to cultivate the good will of Germany," Universal boss Charles R. Rogers took James Whale off the picture and ordered 21 cuts made to it.
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Photos from cast
Barbara Read