Primrose Path

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  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1940
  • Running time: 93 min
Primrose Path is a 1940 film about a young woman determined not to follow the profession of her mother and grandmother, prostitution. It stars Ginger Rogers and Joel McCrea. The film was based on the play of the same name by Robert L. read more
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Primrose Path is a 1940 film about a young woman determined not to follow the profession of her mother and grandmother, prostitution. It stars Ginger Rogers and Joel McCrea. The film was based on the play of the same name by Robert L. Buckner and Walter Hart and the novel February Hill by Victoria Lincoln (uncredited for legal reasons). Marjorie Rambeau was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Original Release

03/22/1940

US Release

03/22/1940

Cast

Directors

Gregory La Cava

Writers

Allan Scott, Gregory La Cava, Robert L. Buckner, Walter Hart, Victoria Lincoln

Cast

Ginger Rogers Ellie May Adams
Joel McCrea Ed Wallace
Marjorie Rambeau Mamie Adams
Henry Travers Gramp
Miles Mander Homer
Queenie Vassar Grandma
Joan Carroll Honeybell
Vivienne Osborne Thelma
Carmen Morales Carmelita
Bobby Barber Benny - Man in Diner
Louise Beavers Woman Talking to Police
Edgar Dearing Motorcycle Policeman
Jack Gargan Al - Man in Diner
Robert Emmett Keane Gossip in Diner
Charles Lane Mr. 'Smitty' Smith / Hawkins
Matt McHugh Drunk Leaving Bluebell
Ernie Adams Man in Bluebell
Mara Alexander Girl in Bluebell
Ray Cooke Man Clueing in Ed
Herbert Corthell Herb - Man Getting Ga / Herb - Man Getting Gas

Producers

Editors

William Hamilton

1941 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
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