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Director  Sammy Lee
Film series  Passing Parade
Country  United States
6.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Short, Drama, History
Producer  Herbert Moulton
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Language  English
Stairway to Light movie poster
Cast  John Nesbitt
Release date  November 3, 1945 (1945-11-03)
Writer  John Nesbitt (story), Rosemary Foster (screenplay)
Awards  Academy Award for Best Short Subject, One-reel
Similar movies  Star in the Night (1945), Three Is a Family (1944), Hitler Lives (1945), A Medal for Benny (1945), Wonder Man (1945)

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Stairway to Light is a 1945 American short drama film directed by Sammy Lee, and was one of John Nesbitt's Passing Parade series. Set in Paris during the French Revolution, it tells the story of Philippe Pinel and his efforts in pointing out that the mentally ill should not be treated as animals. It won an Academy Award in 1946 for Best Short Subject (One-Reel).

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Cast

  • John Nesbitt as Narrator (voice)
  • Wolfgang Zilzer as Dr. Philippe Pinel (uncredited)
  • Harry Cording as Townsman in Montage (uncredited)
  • Lotte Palfi Andor as Supporting Role (uncredited)
  • Dewey Robinson as Head Keeper - Man Wiping Pinel's Face (uncredited)
  • Gene Roth as Hector Chevigny (uncredited)
  • Harry Wilson as Keeper Hosing Down Mental Patient (uncredited)
  • Availability

    Stairway to Light was included on the R1 DVD release of the Hurd Hatfield-starring The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945) as a supplemental bonus feature.

    References

    Stairway to Light Wikipedia
    Stairway to Light IMDb Stairway to Light themoviedb.org


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