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Engrossing tale of Death (Hardwicke) coming for an old man (Barrymore) who isn't ready to die so he traps him in his backyard apple tree. Performances are first rate in this good adaptation of the stage success (originally by Eugene O'Neill). Hardwicke is especially a standout; he gave up theatre for Hollywood after making this film.

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Cast and Crew

Grandparents, Death & the Afterlife, Adapted from a Play, Plays to Film: Eugene O'Neill
Lionel Barrymore, Cedric Hardwicke, Beulah Bondi, Una Merkel, Bobs Watson, Henry Travers
Joseph Ruttenberg
Harold Bucquet
MGM, Sidney Franklin

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