The Good Earth 85 years old

China… Land of unrest… Tomorrow they may starve!

The Good Earth

China, during the rule of the Qing Dynasty. The arranged marriage between Wang Lung, a humble farmer, and O-Lan, a domestic slave, will endure the many hardships of life over the years; but the temptations of a fragile prosperity will endanger their love and the survival of their entire family.

Credits

The Good Earth Cast

Name Character
Keye Luke He was 33, 86 years old when he died as Elder Son
Charley Grapewin He was 67, 86 years old when he died as Old Father
Paul Muni He was 41, 71 years old when he died as Wang Lung
Tilly Losch She was 33, 72 years old when she died as Lotus
Walter Connolly He was 50, 53 years old when he died as Uncle
Harold Huber He was 27, 49 years old when he died as Cousin
Olaf Hytten He was 49, 67 years old when he died as Liu - Grain Merchant
Luise Rainer She was 27, 104 years old when she died as O-Lan
Jessie Ralph She was 72, 79 years old when she died as Cuckoo
Ching Wah Lee He was 36, 78 years old when he died as Ching
William Law He was 251, 75 years old when he died as Gateman
Soo Yong She was 33, 80 years old when she died as Aunt

The Good Earth Crew

Name Department
Basil Wrangell as Editor. He was 31 (70) years old when He died Editing
Claudine West as Screenplay. She was 53 (59) years old when She died Writing
Albert Lewin as Associate Producer. He was 42 (73) years old when He died Production
Talbot Jennings as Screenplay. He was 42 (90) years old when He died Writing
Karl Freund as Director of Photography. He was 47 (79) years old when He died Camera
Irving Thalberg as Executive Producer. He was 38 (37) years old when He died Production
Cedric Gibbons as Art Direction. He was 44 (67) years old when He died Art
Hugh Boswell as Assistant Director. He was 48 (75) years old when He died Directing
Sam Wood as Director. He was 54 (66) years old when He died Directing
Herbert Stothart as Original Music Composer. He was 51 (63) years old when He died Sound
Donald Davis as Adaptation. Writing
Gustav Machatý as Director. He was 36 (62) years old when He died Directing
Tess Slesinger as Screenplay. She was 32 (39) years old when She died Writing
Pearl S. Buck as Novel. She was 45 (80) years old when She died Writing
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The Good Earth (85 years)

China… Land of unrest… Tomorrow they may starve!

  • Release day: Wednesday, June 02, 1937
  • Runtime: 139 minutes
  • Budget: 2800000.00