Most Precious Thing in Life

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1934
  • Running time: 67 min
The Most Precious Thing in Life is a 1934 American film directed by Lambert Hillyer and starring Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Anita Louise, and Mary Forbes. The film tells a story about secret and selfless maternal devotion with elements... read more

The Most Precious Thing in Life is a 1934 American film directed by Lambert Hillyer and starring Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Anita Louise, and Mary Forbes. The film tells a story about secret and selfless maternal devotion with elements of Madame X (1929) and Stella Dallas (1937). It is the third film of Jean Arthur with Columbia.

Original Release

06/05/1934

US Release

06/05/1934

Cast

Richard Cromwell Chris Kelsey
Jean Arthur Ellen Holmes, aka Biddy, Babe / Ellen Holmes
Donald Cook Bob Kelsey
Anita Louise Patty O'Day
Mary Forbes Mrs. Kelsey
Jane Darwell Mrs. O'Day
Ben Alexander Gideon 'Gubby' Gerhart
John Wray Carter
Ward Bond Head Coach Smith
Jimmie Barnes Football Player
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lambert Hillyer

Writers

Ethel Hill, Travis Ingham, Dore Schary

Cast

Richard Cromwell Chris Kelsey
Jean Arthur Ellen Holmes, aka Biddy, Babe / Ellen Holmes
Donald Cook Bob Kelsey
Anita Louise Patty O'Day
Mary Forbes Mrs. Kelsey
Jane Darwell Mrs. O'Day
Ben Alexander Gideon 'Gubby' Gerhart
John Wray Carter
Ward Bond Head Coach Smith
Jimmie Barnes Football Player
Harry Bowen Expressman
André Cheron Head Waiter
Eddie Clayton College Boy
Heinie Conklin Porter
Ray Cooke College Boy at Turnstile
Beatrice Curtis Checkroom Girl
Sayre Dearing Nightclub Patron
John Deering College Boy
Joan Dix Student
Florence Dudley Matron

Producers

Editors

Richard Cahoon

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