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The World Moves On

104 min
Drama | History | Romance | War
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John Ford
1 win & 1 nomination
Country: USA
Release Date: 1934-08-31
Madeleine Carroll
Mrs. Warburton, 1825 / Mary Warburton Girard, 1914
Franchot Tone
Richard Girard - 1825 / Richard Girard - 1914
Reginald Denny
Erik von Gerhardt
Sig Ruman
Baron von Gerhardt (as Siegfried Rumann)
Louise Dresser
Baroness von Gerhardt
Raul Roulien
Carlos Girard (1825) / Henri Girard (1914)
Stepin Fetchit
Lumsden Hare
Gabriel Warburton (1825) / Sir John Warburton (1914)
Dudley Digges
Mr. Manning
Frank Melton
John Girard (1825)
Brenda Fowler
Madame Agnes Girard (1825)
Russell Simpson
Notary (1825)
Walter McGrail
The Duallist (1825)
Marcelle Corday
Madame Girard II (1914)
Charles Bastin
Jacques Girard, the Boy (1914)
Barry Norton
Jacques Girard (1924)
George Irving
Charles Girard (1914)
Ferdinand Schumann-Heink
Fritz von Gerhardt
Georgette Rhodes
Jeanne Girard
Claude King
Colonel Braithwaite
Ivan F. Simpson
Clumber (as Ivan Simpson)
Frank Moran
Sergeant Culbert, Soldier in Trench
Neville Clark
English Aviator (scenes deleted)
Eva Dennison
English Aviator's Mother (scenes deleted)
Brooks Benedict
Soldier in Trench (uncredited)
Anita Brown
Dixie's Wife (uncredited)
Pierre Callos
Chef (uncredited)
Fred Cavens
French Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Jack Chefe
Frenchman (uncredited)
André Cheron
French Officer in Trench (uncredited)
Pierre Couderc
Frenchman (uncredited)
Sidney De Gray
Card Player (uncredited)
Mario Dominici
French Doctor (uncredited)
Francis Ford
Legionaire in Trench (uncredited)
J.C. Fowler
Guest at Tavern (uncredited)
Hans Fuerberg
Hans, Man Toasting Bride and Groom (uncredited)
Mary Gordon
English Soldier's Mother (uncredited)
Jesse Graves
Meadows - Butler - 1825 (uncredited)
Ben Hall
English Soldier (uncredited)
Winter Hall
Minister (uncredited)
Ramsay Hill
British Officer (uncredited)
Adolf Hitler
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Fred Hueston
Frenchman (uncredited)
Hans Joby
German Officer (uncredited)
Beulah Hall Jones
Frenchwoman (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp
Broker (uncredited)
Colin Kenny
Officer at Wedding Reception (uncredited)
Emmett King
Card Player (uncredited)
Otto Kottke
German Soldier (uncredited)
Louise La Croix
Frenchwoman (uncredited)
Charles Legneur
Frenchman (uncredited)
Jacques Lory
Legionaire in Trench with Dixie (uncredited)
Margaret Mann
Housekeeper (uncredited)
Alphonse Martell
French Sergeant (uncredited)
Tony Martelli
Wounded Soldier (uncredited)
Billy McClain
Black Frenchman (uncredited)
Paul McVey
Worker Saying 'Paris Calling' (uncredited)
Torben Meyer
Head Butler (uncredited)
George Milo
Officer (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer
Party Guest - 1825 (uncredited)
Benito Mussolini
Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Jack Pennick
French Orderly (uncredited)
John S. Peters
Cook (uncredited)
Albert Pollet
Frenchman (uncredited)
Frank Reicher
Herr Robess (uncredited)
George Renault
Legionaire (uncredited)
Larry Steers
Guest at Tavern (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook
Legionaire in Trench with Dixie (uncredited)
Anders Van Haden
German Doctor (uncredited)
Perry N. Vekroff
Frenchman (uncredited)
Hans von Morhart
German Submariner (uncredited)
William Worthington
Judge of Duel (uncredited)
Did you know?
Following the attack on a luxury liner by a German submarine, two Allied war ships are seen steaming to the datum. One is HMS Relentless (H85); the other is USS Preble (DD 345).
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According to Ford, he didn't like the script and was told by the producer to film it exactly as written with no changes to the script. Ford turned the lengthy and unwieldy finished product over to the producer and told him to edit it.
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This was the first film to be granted the production seal of approval under new guidelines set forth by the Production Code Administration Office and the Motion Picture Producers and Directors of America. The modern US ratings system continued its numbering system, which granted certificates to over 40,000 titles by the mid-2000s.
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