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Blossoms in the Dust (26-Jun-1941)

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Writers: Anita Loos; Ralph Wheelwright

Musical Score: Herbert Stothart

Producer: Irving Asher

Keywords: Drama, Biography

After her child is killed in an accident, Edna Gladley founds an orphanage, and becomes an activist to remove the stigma of illegitimacy for those born out of wedlock. Fictionalized biography of this great humanitarian. Striking early Technicolor picture, inspirational yet heart-wrenching at times. Won an Oscar for Best Interior Decoration; received additional nominations for Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Cinematography.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Charles Arnt
20-Aug-1906 6-Aug-1990 Remember the Night
Felix Bressart
2-Mar-1892 17-Mar-1949 To Be or Not to Be
Greer Garson
29-Sep-1904 6-Apr-1996 Mrs. Miniver
Theresa Harris
31-Dec-1906 8-Oct-1985 Baby Face
Samuel S. Hinds
4-Apr-1875 13-Oct-1948 It's a Wonderful Life
Fay Holden
26-Sep-1893 23-Jun-1973 Played Andy Hardy's mother
Marsha Hunt
17-Oct-1917   Johnny Got His Gun
Marc Lawrence
17-Feb-1910 28-Nov-2005 Prolific character actor
Henry O'Neill
10-Aug-1891 18-May-1961 Anchors Aweigh
Walter Pidgeon
23-Sep-1897 25-Sep-1984 How Green Was My Valley


Greer Garson   ...   Edna Gladney
Walter Pidgeon   ...   Sam Gladney
Felix Bressart   ...   Dr. Max Breslar
Marsha Hunt   ...   Charlotte
Fay Holden   ...   Mrs. Kahly
Samuel S. Hinds   ...   Mr. Kahly
Kathleen Howard   ...   Mrs. Keats
George Lessey   ...   Mr. Keats
William Henry   ...   Allan Keats
Henry O'Neill   ...   Judge
John Eldredge   ...   Damon
Clinton Rosemond   ...   Zeke
Theresa Harris   ...   Cleo
Charles Arnt   ...   G. Harrington Hedger
Cecil Cunningham   ...   Mrs. Gilworth
Ann Morriss   ...   Mrs. Loring
Richard Nichols   ...   Sammy
Pat Barker   ...   Tony
Mary Taylor   ...   Helen
Marc Lawrence   ...   La Verne


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