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Sorrell and Son

Directed by Herbert Brenon
United States, 1927
Silent, Drama

Synopsis

Stephen Sorrell, a decorated war hero, raises his son Kit alone after Kit’s mother deserts husband and child in the boy’s infancy. Sorrell loses a promising job offer and is forced to take work as a menial. Both his dignity and his health are damaged as he suffers under the exhausting labor.

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Sorrell and Son Directed by Herbert Brenon

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1929 | Nominee: Best Director, Dramatic Picture