Release Info - Man's Castle (1933)
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Man's Castle (1933)

Genres: Drama, Romance

Taglines: Hers was the beauty of awakening dawn - binding his fickle heart forever more! (One-sheet poster).

Director: Frank Borzage

Writers: Lawrence Hazard, Jo Swerling

Stars: Spencer Tracy, Loretta Young, Marjorie Rambeau, Glenda Farrell, ...

12 million Americans are out of work. Trina is homeless and hungry when Bill takes her under his wing, showing her a squatter's camp where she can live. She's soon in love with him, making a castle for him inside a shack; but he's bluff, gruff, and a "bindlestiff," a guy who can't stay put. When Trina tells Bill she's pregnant, he's ready to jump a freight train and move on, but first he wants to leave Trina with some money, so he partners up with Bragg, the camp's louse (who's been eyeing Trina), to rob a toy manufacturer. He's shot and the cops are closing in: does he have any options?

Release Dates:

USA 27 Oct 1933
Denmark 30 Apr 1934
Portugal 13 May 1935
West Germany 06 Apr 1974 (TV premiere)
Greece 25 Oct 2009 (Panorama of European Cinema)
USA 20 Feb 2013 (New York Film Forum)
USA 30 Aug 2014 (Telluride Film Festival)
USA 28 Dec 1933 (New York City, New York)
Italy 03 Oct 1934

Also Known As:

(original title) Man's Castle
Brazil O Paraíso de um Homem
Denmark Livet kalder!
Spain Fueros humanos
Finland Ihmisen linna
France Ceux de la zone
Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) Diavatika poulia
Italy Vicino alle stelle
Portugal A Vida é um Sonho
Sweden Två människor
USA (review title) A Man's Castle
West Germany Ein Schloß in New York
Hungary Az én házam az én váram