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Make Way For Tomorrow: An American classic that inspired Tokyo Story

“Thanks, but you gave it to me for the wrong picture”  These were the words of director Leo McCarey upon accepting his best director Academy Award for The Awful Truth in 1937. The picture he referred to – and often proclaimed as his finest – was Make Way For Tomorrow released the same year. However, for some inexplicable reason, Make Way For Tomorrow …