Blossoms in the Dust

77
  • NR
Based on a true story, this moving and heartfelt drama stars Greer Garson as Edna Gladney--an advocate for children's aid working in 20th-century Texas. After opening an orphanage, she became a champion for the abandoned young and attempted to change societal attitudes.
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Based on a true story, this moving and heartfelt drama stars Greer Garson as Edna Gladney--an advocate for children's aid working in 20th-century Texas. After opening an orphanage, she became a champion for the abandoned young and attempted to change societal attitudes.

Original Release

08/15/1941

US Release

08/15/1941

Cast

Greer Garson Edna Gladney
Walter Pidgeon Sam Gladney
Felix Bressart Dr. Max Breslar
Marsha Hunt Charlotte
Fay Holden Mrs. Kahly / Mrs. Catherine Kahly
Samuel S. Hinds Mr. Kahly / Mr. George Kahley
Kathleen Howard Mrs. Keats / Mrs. Sarah Keats
George Lessey Mr. Keats
William Henry Allan Keats
Henry O'Neill Judge
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Mervyn LeRoy

Writers

Anita Loos, Ralph Wheelwright, Hugo Butler, Dorothy Yost

Cast

Greer Garson Edna Gladney
Walter Pidgeon Sam Gladney
Felix Bressart Dr. Max Breslar
Marsha Hunt Charlotte
Fay Holden Mrs. Kahly / Mrs. Catherine Kahly
Samuel S. Hinds Mr. Kahly / Mr. George Kahley
Kathleen Howard Mrs. Keats / Mrs. Sarah Keats
George Lessey Mr. Keats
William Henry Allan Keats
Henry O'Neill Judge
John Eldredge Damon / Damon McPherson
Clinton Rosemond Zeke
Theresa Harris Cleo
Charles Arnt G. Harrington Hedger
Cecil Cunningham Mrs. Gilworth / Mrs. Marcus Gilworth
Marc Lawrence La Verne / Bert La Verne
Edith Evanson Hilda / Hilda, Mrs. Kahly's Maid
Edward Fielding Judge
Harry Hayden Senator / Texas Senator
Howard Hickman Senator / Texas Senator

Producers

Editors

George Boemler

1942 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1942 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1942 Oscar Best Cinematography, Color Nominated
1942 Oscar Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Color Won
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