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The Green Years (4-Jul-1946)

Director: Victor Saville

Writers: Robert Ardrey; Sonya Levien

From novel by: A. J. Cronin

Musical Score: Herbert Stothart

Producer: Leon Gordon

Keywords: Drama, Coming of Age

Coming-of-age story of Robie, an orphaned Irish-Catholic boy who lives with his Presbyterian maternal grandparents in Scotland, both parsimonious and sanctimonious. He finds friendship with his great-grandfather, "Grandpa Gow", an imperfect man but free-spirited and of good heart. Received Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor and Best Cinematography.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Andy Clyde
Actor
25-Mar-1892 18-May-1967 Cully Wilson on Lassie
Charles Coburn
Actor
17-Jun-1877 30-Aug-1961 The More the Merrier
Gladys Cooper
Actor
18-Dec-1888 17-Nov-1971 My Fair Lady
Hume Cronyn
Actor
18-Jul-1911 15-Jun-2003 Cocoon
Tom Drake
Actor
5-Aug-1918 11-Aug-1982 Meet Me In St. Louis
Wallace Ford
Actor
12-Feb-1898 11-Jun-1966 A Patch of Blue
Richard Haydn
Actor
10-Mar-1905 25-Apr-1985 The Sound of Music
Norman Lloyd
Actor
8-Nov-1914   Dr. Auschlander on St. Elsewhere
Henry O'Neill
Actor
10-Aug-1891 18-May-1961 Anchors Aweigh
Selena Royle
Actor
6-Nov-1904 23-Apr-1983 The Fighting Sullivans
Henry Stephenson
Actor
16-Apr-1871 24-Apr-1956 The Prince and the Pauper
Dean Stockwell
Actor
5-Mar-1936   Blue Velvet
Jessica Tandy
Actor
7-Jun-1909 11-Sep-1994 Driving Miss Daisy
Beverly Tyler
Actor
5-Jul-1927 23-Nov-2005 The Green Years
Norma Varden
Actor
20-Jan-1898 19-Jan-1989 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

CAST

Starring
Charles Coburn   ...   Alexander Gow
with
Tom Drake   ...   Robert Shannon (as a Young Man)
Beverly Tyler   ...   Alison Keith (as a Young Woman)
Hume Cronyn   ...   Papa Leckie
and
Gladys Cooper   ...   Grandma Leckie
Dean Stockwell   ...   Robert Shannon (as a Child)
Selena Royle   ...   Mama Leckie
Jessica Tandy   ...   Kate Leckie
Richard Haydn   ...   Jason Reid
Andy Clyde   ...   Saddler Boag
Norman Lloyd   ...   Adam Leckie
Robert North   ...   Murdoch Leckie
Wallace Ford   ...   Jamie Nigg
Eilene Janssen   ...   Alison Keith (as a Child)
Hank Daniels   ...   Gavin Blair (as a Young Man)
Richard Lyon   ...   Gavin Blair (as a Child)
Henry O'Neill   ...   Canon Roche
Henry Stephenson   ...   Blakely
Norma Varden   ...   Mrs. Bosomley

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