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Stella Dallas

original theatrical poster
Directed by King Vidor
Produced by Samuel Goldwyn
Written by Dramatisation
Harry Wagstaff Gribble
Gertrude Purcell
Screenplay
Sarah Y. Mason
Victor Heerman
Joe Bigelow (uncredited)
Based on a novel by
Olive Higgins Prouty
Starring Barbara Stanwyck
John Boles
Music by Alfred Newman
Cinematography Rudolph Maté
Distributed by United Artists
Release date(s) 6 August 1937
Running time 106 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Stella Dallas is a 1937 film based on the novel of the same name. It stars Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Anne Shirley, Barbara O'Neil, Alan Hale, Sr., Marjorie Main and Tim Holt. It was adapted by Joe Bigelow, Harry Wagstaff Gribble, Victor Heerman, Sarah Y. Mason and Gertrude Purcell from the original novel, and was directed by King Vidor. It was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Barbara Stanwyck) and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Anne Shirley).

Plot summary

A young woman from a post World War I Massachusetts factory town succeeds in social advancement, and gains financial security through a romantic relationship and marriage. However, the marriage is not successful, and she ends up dedicating her life to their daughter's advancement and success.

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