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I Remember Mama (9-Mar-1948)

Director: George Stevens

Writer: DeWitt Bodeen

From short stories: Mama's Bank Account by Kathryn Forbes

From a play: I Remember Mama by John Van Druten

Music by: Roy Webb

Producer: Harriet Parsons

Keywords: Drama

Matriarch guides her Norwegian family in pre-WWI San Francisco, as her daughter struggles to become a writer. Beautifully acted and filmed, exemplary performance by Irene Dunne, in the sentimental family saga. Received Oscar nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, and two for Best Supporting Actress, Barbara Bel Geddes and Ellen Corby.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Florence Bates
Actor
15-Apr-1888 31-Jan-1954 The Moon and Sixpence
Barbara Bel Geddes
Actor
31-Oct-1922 8-Aug-2005 Miss Ellie on Dallas
Edgar Bergen
Actor
16-Feb-1903 30-Sep-1978 Radio's greatest ventriloquist
Ellen Corby
Actor
3-Jun-1911 14-Apr-1999 Grandma on The Waltons
Philip Dorn
Actor
30-Sep-1901 9-May-1975 Random Harvest
Irene Dunne
Actor
20-Dec-1898 4-Sep-1990 Penny Serenade
Cedric Hardwicke
Actor
19-Feb-1893 6-Aug-1964 Suspicion
Oskar Homolka
Actor
12-Aug-1898 27-Jan-1978 Sabotage
Barbara O'Neil
Actor
17-Jul-1910 3-Sep-1980 Ellen O'Hara in Gone with the Wind
Rudy Vallee
Actor
28-Jul-1901 3-Jul-1986 Singer, actor, bandleader

CAST

Irene Dunne   ...   Mama
co-starring
Barbara Bel Geddes   ...   Katrin
Oskar Homolka   ...   Uncle Chris
Philip Dorn   ...   Papa
with
Cedric Hardwicke   ...   Mr. Hyde
Edgar Bergen   ...   Mr. Thorkelson
Rudy Vallee   ...   Dr. Johnson
Barbara O'Neil   ...   Jessie Brown
Florence Bates   ...   Florence Dana Moorhead
Peggy McIntyre   ...   Christine
June Hedin   ...   Dagmar
Steve Brown   ...   Nels
Ellen Corby   ...   Aunt Trina
Hope Landin   ...   Aunt Jenny
Edith Evanson   ...   Aunt Sigrid
Tommy Ivo   ...   Cousin Arne

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