3 things about Leo McCarey’s MY SON JOHN

My Son John [1952]

1. Bops him on the head with her Bible.
2. Helen Hayes and the look on her face when she says to him, “You take over whenever you want to.”
3. A shaft of light illuminates the empty podium, a twisted inversion of the finale of The Great Dictator.

This is nauseating and fascinating in equal proportion.

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