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Director  Henry King
Story by  Charlotte Blair Parker
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Language  English
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance
Cinematography  Ernest Palmer
Country  United States
Way Down East (1935 film) movie poster
Release date  October 16, 1935 (1935-10-16) (United States)
Based on  Annie Laurie 1897 play  by Lottie Blair Parker
Writer  Howard Estabrook (screen play), William Hurlbut (screen play), Lottie Blair Parker (play)
Cast  Rochelle Hudson (Anna Moore), Henry Fonda (David Bartlett), Spring Byington (Louisa Bartlett), Russell Simpson (Amasa Bartlett), Slim Summerville (Seth Holcomb), Margaret Hamilton (Martha Perkins)
Similar movies  Related Henry King movies

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Way Down East is a 1935 romantic drama film directed by Henry King, starring Rochelle Hudson and Henry Fonda, featuring Slim Summerville, Margaret Hamilton, Andy Devine and Spring Byington, released by 20th Century Fox and produced by Fox Film.

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Way Down East 1935

The picture is a remake of the classic 1920 D. W. Griffith silent film Way Down East starring Lillian Gish, which in turn was based on the 1897 stage play by Lottie Blair Parker.

Way Down East 1935

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Plot summary

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The story centers upon a starving, impoverished gamin who lost everything after a wicked millionaire tricked her into a marriage and impregnated her. The baby doesn't survive the ordeal and the poor girl ends up sheltered by a puritanical farm family. While there, she falls in love with the son.

Cast

  • Rochelle Hudson as Anna Moore
  • Henry Fonda as David Bartlett
  • Slim Summerville as Constable Seth Holcomb
  • Edward Trevor as Lennox Sanderson
  • Margaret Hamilton as Martha Perkins
  • Russell Simpson as Squire Amasa Bartlett
  • Andy Devine as Hi Holler
  • Spring Byington as Mrs. Louisa Bartlett
  • Astrid Allwyn as Kate
  • Sara Haden as Cordelia Peabody
  • Al Lydell as Hank Woolwine
  • Harry C. Bradley as Mr. Peabody
  • Phil La Toska as Abner
  • Clem Bevans as Doc Wiggin
  • Kay Hammond as Mrs. Emma Stackpole
  • References

    Way Down East (1935 film) Wikipedia
    Way Down East (1935 film) IMDb Way Down East (1935 film) themoviedb.org


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