DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY JOHN FORD
FOX FILM CORPORATION
Information from IMDb
Mother Bernle is a widow in Bavaria with four sons:
Franz, Johann, Andreas and Joseph.
Joseph receives a job offer from the United States,
and he is given money to travel there by his mother.
The First World War is heating up. Franz,
who is already serving in the German army,
is joined by Johann and Andreas.
In America, Joseph has married and is running a delicatessen
. when America enters the war,
Joseph enlists to fight for the American side.
This causes problems for Mother Bernle, who is shunned in her village.
Margaret Mann ... Mother Bernle
James Hall ... Joseph 'Dutch' Bernle
Charles Morton ... Johann Bernle
Ralph Bushman ... Franz Bernle (as Francis X. Bushman Jr.)
George Meeker ... Andreas Bernle
June Collyer ... Annabelle
Earle Foxe ... Maj. von Stomm
Albert Gran ... The postman
Frank Reicher ... The schoolmaster
Archduke Leopold of Austria ... A captain
Ferdinand Schumann-Heink ... A staff sergeant
Jack Pennick ... The Iceman (Joseph's American friend)
Frank Baker ... Soldier (uncredited)
George Blagoi ... Officer (uncredited)
Stanley Blystone ... Officer (uncredited)
Carl Boheme ... Officer (uncredited)
Harry Cording ... (uncredited)
Constant Franke ... Officer (uncredited)
Wendell Phillips Franklin ... James Henry (uncredited)
Hans Fuerberg ... Officer (uncredited)
Joseph W. Girard ... Ellis Island examiner (uncredited)
Hans Joby ... Officer (uncredited)
Carmencita Johnson ... Baby (uncredited)
Bob Kortman ... German barber (uncredited)
Hughie Mack ... Innkeeper (uncredited)
Michael Mark ... Von Stomm's orderly (uncredited)
Tom McGuire ... Police sergeant (uncredited)
Ruth Mix ... Johann's girl (uncredited)
L.J. O'Connor ... Aubergiste (uncredited)
Robert Parrish ... Joseph's son (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook ... Officer (uncredited)
August Tollaire ... The burgomeister (uncredited)
Tibor von Janny ... Officer (uncredited)
Duke Morrison ... Officer (uncredited)
(Herman Bing uncredited
H.H. Caldwell titles (uncredited)
Katherine Hilliker titles (uncredited)
Philip Klein adaptation
I.A.R. Wylie story "Grandma Bernle Learns Her Letters" (as Miss I.A.R. Wylie)
Carli Elinor (uncredited)
Charles G. Clarke
Duke Morrison .... props (uncredited)
* F.W. Murnau's city sets from Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) were re-used for the New York sequences.
* Anachronisms: In the New York City sequences, which take place immediately after World War I (1919-1920), all of the women's fashions are strictly in the style of 1928, and all of the automobiles are of late 1920's design.