GenreDrama, Romance CinematographyErnest Palmer CountryUnited States
Release dateOctober 16, 1935 (1935-10-16) (United States) Based onAnnie Laurie
by Lottie Blair Parker WriterHoward Estabrook (screen play), William Hurlbut (screen play), Lottie Blair Parker (play) CastRochelle Hudson (Anna Moore), Henry Fonda (David Bartlett), Spring Byington (Louisa Bartlett), Russell Simpson (Amasa Bartlett), Slim Summerville (Seth Holcomb), Margaret Hamilton (Martha Perkins) Similar moviesRelated Henry King movies
Way down east usa 1920
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.
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
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.