The Corn Is Green (1945 film)


The Corn Is Green (1945 film)

Infobox Film
name = The Corn Is Green


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director = Irving Rapper
producer = Jack Chertok
writer = Emlyn Williams (play)
Frank Cavett
Casey Robinson
narrator =
starring = Bette Davis
Nigel Bruce
John Dall
music = Max Steiner
cinematography =
editing =
distributor = Warner Bros.
released = July 14 1945
runtime = 115 minutes
country = USA
language = English
budget =
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amg_id = 1:11008
imdb_id = 0037614

"The Corn Is Green" is a 1945 drama film starring Bette Davis as a schoolteacher determined to bring education to a Welsh coal mining town, despite great opposition. It was adapted from the play of the same name by Emlyn Williams.

John Dall and Joan Lorring were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress respectively.

Cast

*Bette Davis as Lily Cristobel Moffatt. The character was supposed to be in her 50s. To help her look the part, the thirty-six-year-old Davis wore a "fat suit" that added 30 pounds (14 kg) and a gray wig.
*Nigel Bruce as the Squire
*John Dall as Morgan Evans. Originally Richard Waring was cast to play her prize student, but he was drafted for World War II.
*Rhys Williams as Mr. Jones
*Rosalind Ivan as Mrs. Watty
*Mildred Dunnock as Miss Ronberry
*Arthur Shields
*Gwyneth Hughes as Sarah Pugh
*Thomas Louden as Old Tom
*Joan Lorring as Bessie Watty, the young woman who seduces Evans and almost derails his promising academic future.

External links

*tcmdb title|id=614|title=The Corn Is Green


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