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My Son John

Directed by Leo McCarey
United States, 1952
Drama

Synopsis

The Jeffersons are the ideal picture-perfect all-American family of the McCarthy era, except that “son John” is gay, an atheist, and a liberal. The parents obviously suspect he’s a Communist spy.

Synopsis

The Jeffersons are the ideal picture-perfect all-American family of the McCarthy era, except that “son John” is gay, an atheist, and a liberal. The parents obviously suspect he’s a Communist spy.

My Son John Directed byLeo McCarey

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1953 | Nominee: Best Writing, Motion Picture Story
National Board of Review
1952 | Winner: Top Ten Films

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