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  • My Son John (1952)
  • Not Rated
    122 min | Drama
My Son John (1952)
Not Rated
122 min | Drama

The Jeffersons are the ideal picture-perfect all-American family in a small town, but their eldest son John returns home after a long absence spouting views that cause them to worry he may be a Communist.
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Director
Writers
Myles Connolly | John Lee Mahin (adaptation) | Leo McCarey (screenplay) (story)
Producer
Cinematographer
Harry Stradling Sr. (as Harry Stradling)
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Release date
Apr 8, 1952 (United States)

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Cast

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27 cast members
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Helen Hayes
Lucille Jefferson Lucille Jefferson   See fewer
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Van Heflin
Stedman Stedman   See fewer
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Dean Jagger
Dan Jefferson Dan Jefferson   See fewer
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Robert Walker
John Jefferson John Jefferson   See fewer
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Minor Watson
Dr. Carver Dr. Carver   See fewer
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Frank McHugh
Father O'Dowd Father O'Dowd   See fewer
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Richard Jaeckel
Chuck Jefferson Chuck Jefferson   See fewer
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James Young
Ben Jefferson Ben Jefferson   See fewer
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Lee Aaker
Boy (scenes deleted) Boy (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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David Bond
College Professor (scenes deleted) College Professor (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Gail Bonney
Jail Matron (scenes deleted) Jail Matron (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Russ Conway
FBI Agent (scenes deleted) FBI Agent (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Bill McLean
Parcel Post Man (scenes deleted) Parcel Post Man (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Frances Morris
Secretary (scenes deleted) Secretary (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Erskine Sanford
Professor (scenes deleted) Professor (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Irene Winston
Ruth Carlin (scenes deleted) Ruth Carlin (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Jimmie Dundee
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Evans
Government Employee (uncredited) Government Employee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nancy Hale
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Professor at Graduation Ceremony (uncredited) Professor at Graduation Ceremony (uncredited)   See fewer
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Todd Karns
Bedford (uncredited) Bedford (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leo McCarey
John Jefferson (voice) (uncredited) John Jefferson (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lee Miller
Policeman at Shooting Scene (uncredited) Policeman at Shooting Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Newell
FBI Agent (uncredited) FBI Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vera Stokes
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Sweeney
Cleaner (uncredited) Cleaner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Wells
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5.6 / 10 | 637 votes