|Honour Thy Mother|
|Directed by||Paul L. Stein|
|Written by||Johannes Elgin|
|Starring|| Mary Carr |
|Cinematography|| Jack Hermann |
Deutsche Film Union
|Distributed by||Deutsche First National Pictures|
|5 October 1928|
Honour Thy Mother (German : Ehre deine Mutter) is a 1928 German silent film directed by Paul L. Stein and starring Mary Carr, Walter Rilla and Anita Dorris.
The film's sets were designed by the art director Leopold Blonder. It was made by the German subsidiary of First National Pictures.
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Mary Carr, was an American film actress and was married to the actor William Carr (1866–1937). She appeared in 144 films between 1915 and 1956. She was given some of filmdoms plum mother roles in silent pictures, especially Fox's 1920 Over the Hill to the Poorhouse which was a great success. She was interred in Calvary Cemetery. Carr bore a strong resemblance to Lucy Beaumont, another famous character actress of the time who specialized in mother roles. As older actresses such as Mary Maurice and Anna Townsend passed on, Carr, still in her forties, seem to inherit all the matriarchal roles in silent films.
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