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The Yearling (18-Dec-1946)

Director: Clarence Brown

Writer: Paul Osborn

From novel: The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Musical Score by: Herbert Stothart

Producer: Sidney Franklin

Keywords: Drama, Coming of Age

A lonely farm boy in post Civil War Florida finds companionship with a faun, but as the young deer grows it endanger's the family's crops. Timeless classic; Jarman was selected to play the role of Jody from a pool of 19,000 applications. Won Oscars for Best Cinematography and Best Interior Decoration; received additional nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and Best Editing.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Clem Bevans
16-Oct-1879 11-Aug-1963 Saboteur
Claude Jarman, Jr.
27-Sep-1934   The Yearling
Gregory Peck
5-Apr-1916 12-Jun-2003 To Kill A Mockingbird
Henry Travers
5-Mar-1874 18-Oct-1965 It's a Wonderful Life
Forrest Tucker
12-Feb-1919 25-Oct-1986 Sgt. O'Rourke on F Troop
Chill Wills
18-Jul-1903 15-Dec-1978 The Alamo
Margaret Wycherly
26-Oct-1881 6-Jun-1956 Sergeant York
Jane Wyman
5-Jan-1917 10-Sep-2007 Falcon Crest


Gregory Peck   ...   Ezra Baxter (farmer)
Jane Wyman   ...   Orry Baxter (Ezra's wife)
Claude Jarman, Jr.   ...   Jody (Ezra's son, befriends yearling)
Chill Wills   ...   Buck Forrester
Clem Bevans   ...   Pa Forrester
Margaret Wycherly   ...   Ma Forrester
Henry Travers   ...   Mr. Boyles
Forrest Tucker   ...   Lem Forrester
Donn Gift   ...   Fodderwing (crippled boy)


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