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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)

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129 min | Drama, Romance

Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
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Tess Slesinger (screen play) | Frank Davis (screen play) | Betty Smith (adapted from the novel by)
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Updated Feb 28, 1945

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Mar 1945 (United States)

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