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* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Rhoda, George’s daughter, won’t invite her friends over, because her grandmother talks to them too much, and she lies to her mother, father, and grandmother about her scandalous affair with an older man.


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* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Rhoda, George’s daughter, won’t invite her friends over, because her grandmother talks to them too much, and she lies to her mother, father, and grandmother about her scandalous affair with an older man.


Elderly couple Barkley and Lucy Cooper (Victor Moore and Beulah Bondi) have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their adult children -- George, Cora, Nellie, and Robert -- are horrified at the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.

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Elderly couple Barkley and Lucy Cooper (Victor Moore and Beulah Bondi) Cooper, an elderly married couple, have just lost their house of many years.years to foreclosure. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their adult children -- George, Cora, Nellie, and Robert -- are horrified at the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.


Barkley and Lucy Cooper have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children -- George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey -- are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.

George takes the “burden” of his mother, and Cora takes her father. Knowing they are considered outsiders—even useless— in the fast-paced life of their children, the Cooper parents try to make the best of their situation, but with no happy avail. Then, they spend a lovely afternoon in New York City, remembering those early days in their marriage, when the world was so promising and new.

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Elderly couple Barkley and Lucy Cooper (Victor Moore and Beulah Bondi) have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four adult children -- George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey Robert -- are horrified with at the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.

George takes the “burden” "burden" of his mother, and Cora takes her father. Knowing they are considered outsiders—even useless— outsiders -- even useless -- in the fast-paced life lives of their children, the Cooper parents try to make the best of their situation, but with to no happy avail. Then, they spend a lovely afternoon in New York City, remembering those early days in their marriage, when the world was so promising and new.


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* {{Irony}}: The Coopers are almost always treated kindly by strangers, while their actual children treat them like dirt.


* Thomas Mitchell--George Cooper

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* Thomas Mitchell--George Creator/ThomasMitchell--George Cooper


''Make Way for Tomorrow'' is a 1937 dramatic film directed by Leo [=McCarey=].

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''Make Way for Tomorrow'' is a 1937 dramatic film directed by Leo [=McCarey=].
Creator/LeoMcCarey.


* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: We don’t know what father Cooper said to Nellie, but it shook her up enough to leave her silently horrified. [[spoiler: Trope/{{Lampshaded}} with Harvey as he tells his brother and sisters that they’re terrible children, so they deserved whatever he said.]]

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* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: We don’t know what father Cooper said to Nellie, but it shook her up enough to leave her silently horrified. [[spoiler: Trope/{{Lampshaded}} with Harvey George as he tells his brother and sisters that they’re terrible children, so they deserved whatever he said.]]


''Make Way for Tomorrow'' is a 1937 drama film directed by Leo [=McCarey=].

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''Make Way for Tomorrow'' is a 1937 drama dramatic film directed by Leo [=McCarey=].


Aging married couple Barkley and Lucy Cooper have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children -- George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey -- are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.

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Aging married couple Barkley and Lucy Cooper have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children -- George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey -- are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.


''Make Way for Tomorrow'' is a 1937 film directed by Creator/LeoMcCarey about two parents, Barkley and Lucy Cooper, who have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children—George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey— are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.

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''Make Way for Tomorrow'' is a 1937 drama film directed by Creator/LeoMcCarey about two parents, Leo [=McCarey=].

Aging married couple
Barkley and Lucy Cooper, who Cooper have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children—George, children -- George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey— Harvey -- are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.



* WhereDidWeGoWrong: Seems that the parents feel this. They may not say it, but they are definitely disappointed.

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* WhereDidWeGoWrong: Seems that the parents feel this. They may not say it, but they are definitely disappointed.


'''''Make Way for Tomorrow''''' is a 1937 film directed by Leo [=McCarey=] about two parents, Barkley and Lucy Cooper, who have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children—George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey— are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.

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'''''Make ''Make Way for Tomorrow''''' Tomorrow'' is a 1937 film directed by Leo [=McCarey=] Creator/LeoMcCarey about two parents, Barkley and Lucy Cooper, who have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children—George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey— are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.


* Victor Moore---Barkley Cooper
* Beulah Bondi---Lucy Cooper
* Thomas Mitchell---George Cooper
* Fay Bainter---Anita Cooper
* Barbara Read---Rhoda Cooper
* Maurice Moscovitch---Max Rubens
* Elisabeth Risdon---Cora Payne
* Minna Gombell---Nellie Chase
* Ray Mayer---Robert Cooper

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* Victor Moore---Barkley Moore--Barkley Cooper
* Beulah Bondi---Lucy Bondi--Lucy Cooper
* Thomas Mitchell---George Mitchell--George Cooper
* Fay Bainter---Anita Bainter--Anita Cooper
* Barbara Read---Rhoda Read--Rhoda Cooper
* Maurice Moscovitch---Max Moscovitch--Max Rubens
* Elisabeth Risdon---Cora Risdon--Cora Payne
* Minna Gombell---Nellie Gombell--Nellie Chase
* Ray Mayer---Robert Mayer--Robert Cooper


In its day, this film was panned by audiences for [=McCarey=]’s uncompromising ending (which he fought the studio to keep intact). Now, it's lauded for its subtle, beautiful story, observing the aging and the people they leave behind. Although obscure for many years, this film has made many a BigNameFan: Creator/OrsonWelles, Creator/JohnFord, Creator/JeanRenoir and even Creator/YasujiroOzu whose vastly more famous ''Film/TokyoStory'' was highly inspired by this film.

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In its day, this film was panned by audiences for [=McCarey=]’s uncompromising ending (which he fought the studio to keep intact). Now, it's lauded for its subtle, beautiful story, observing the aging and the people they leave behind. Although obscure for many years, this film has made many a BigNameFan: Creator/OrsonWelles, Creator/JohnFord, Creator/JeanRenoir Creator/JeanRenoir, and even Creator/YasujiroOzu whose (whose vastly more famous ''Film/TokyoStory'' was highly inspired by this film.film).


''Make Way for Tomorrow'' is a 1937 film directed by Leo [=McCarey=] about two parents, Barkley and Lucy Cooper, who have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children—George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey— are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.

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''Make '''''Make Way for Tomorrow'' Tomorrow''''' is a 1937 film directed by Leo [=McCarey=] about two parents, Barkley and Lucy Cooper, who have just lost their house of many years. Instead of graciously offering to take care of their elderly parents, their four children—George, Cora, Nellie, and Harvey— are horrified with the idea of having them both in their homes. As a result, they decide to separate their parents, promising day after day that they will reunite them.


->Honour thy father and thy mother.

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->Honour ->''Honour thy father and thy mother.''

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