The War Against Mrs. Hadley

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1942
  • Running time: 86 min
The War Against Mrs. Hadley is a 1942 American drama film directed by Harold S. Bucquet, and starring Fay Bainter and Edward Arnold. The plot depicts how wealthy society matron Stella Hadley selfishly refuses to sacrifice her family or material comforts... read more

The War Against Mrs. Hadley is a 1942 American drama film directed by Harold S. Bucquet, and starring Fay Bainter and Edward Arnold. The plot depicts how wealthy society matron Stella Hadley selfishly refuses to sacrifice her family or material comforts during World War II, until tragedy strikes an old rival. The script by George Oppenheimer was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.

Original Release

08/07/1942

US Release

08/07/1942

Cast

Eddie Acuff Soldier in Canteen
Lowden Adams Butler
John Butler Postman
Colin Campbell James
Frank Ferguson Reporter
Gibson Gowland Townsman
Harry Harvey Reporter
Harry Hayden Reporter / Stevens, Washington Chronicle Reporter
Robert Emmett Keane Reporter
Robert Middlemass Air Raid Warden
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Harold S. Bucquet

Writers

George Oppenheimer

Cast

Eddie Acuff Soldier in Canteen
Lowden Adams Butler
John Butler Postman
Colin Campbell James
Frank Ferguson Reporter
Gibson Gowland Townsman
Harry Harvey Reporter
Harry Hayden Reporter / Stevens, Washington Chronicle Reporter
Robert Emmett Keane Reporter
Robert Middlemass Air Raid Warden
George Offerman Jr. Soldier in Canteen
Mickey Rentschler Newsboy
Addison Richards The Colonel in Phoenix / Colonel
Walter Sande War Department Desk Clerk
Dick Simmons Reporter
Henry Sylvester Air Raid Warden
William Tannen Corporal - War Department Guard
Keenan Wynn Radio Annnouncer
Frances Carson Woman at First Aid Meeting
Mary Currier Woman at First Aid Meeting

Producers

Editors

Elmo Veron

1943OscarBest Writing, Original Screenplay Nominated
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