Give Us This Day (1949)

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  • Christ in Concrete Working
  • Salt to the Devil Alternative


Period drama. Geremio is a young Italian-American bricklayer. The film tells of his struggles during the depression of the 1920's to keep his wife who has come over from Italy and is disillusioned by the life she finds she has to live. Finally he dies in an accident on the building site.

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