Man of Conflict (1953)

Genres - Drama  |   Release Date - Nov 4, 1953 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 72 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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After several years of supporting roles, Edward Arnold once again enjoys top billing in the independently produced Man of Conflict. Arnold plays powerful industrialist J. R. Compton, who tries to force his son Ray (John Agar) to become as ruthless and hard-hearted as his dad. But Ray is cut from a different cloth; he treats the employees like human beings, rather than automatons. The father-son conflict rages on until the elder Compton finally realizes that his way is not always the best way. Well cast with some of the best character actors in the business, Man of Conflict makes up in good intentions and good acting what it lacks in production values.

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business-rivalry, family-business, generation-gap, father, son