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Writers:
Donald Ogden Stewart (screen play)
Francis Marion Crawford (based upon the novel)
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Release Date:
14 April 1933 (USA) See more »
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Only the producers of the immortal "Smilin' Through" are capable of bringing to the talking screen such a love story with such tenderness, tears and beauty... See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Helen Hayes ... Angela Chiaromonte

Clark Gable ... Giovanni Severi
Lewis Stone ... Prince Chiaromonte
Louise Closser Hale ... Mina

May Robson ... Mother Superior

Edward Arnold ... Father Saracinesca
Alan Edwards ... Ernesto Traversi
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gene O'Brien
Richard Bennett ... Cardinal Giving Vows (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Agostino Borgato ... Patriotic Citizen (uncredited)
Nora Cecil ... Extra at Carnival (uncredited)

Gino Corrado ... Enrico - Guido's Chauffeur (uncredited)
Lumsden Hare ... Commander (uncredited)
Anthony Jowitt ... Undetermined Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Greta Meyer ... German Mother (uncredited)
Inez Palange ... (uncredited)
Nat Pendleton ... Corporal Cessano (uncredited)
Frank Puglia ... Celebrating Soldier (uncredited)
William Stack ... Colonel Booth (uncredited)
Donald Ogden Stewart ... Rear End of a Horse (uncredited)
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Directed by
Victor Fleming (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Donald Ogden Stewart (screen play)

Francis Marion Crawford (based upon the novel) (as F. Marion Crawford)

Walter C. Hackett (dramatized by) (as Walter Hackett)

Francis Marion Crawford  play (uncredited)
Charles MacArthur  uncredited

Original Music by
Herbert Stothart 
 
Cinematography by
William H. Daniels (photographed by) (as William Daniels)
 
Film Editing by
Margaret Booth (film editor)
 
Art Direction by
Cedric Gibbons 
 
Costume Design by
Adrian (gowns)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Cullen Tate .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Douglas Shearer .... recording director
G.A. Burns .... sound mixer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Elmer Dyer .... aerial photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Paul Marquardt .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Charles Maxwell .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
105 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
USA:Approved | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Trivia:
The play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 27 September 1909 and closed on 6 November 1909 after 48 performances. The opening night cast included William Farnum as Giovanni and Viola Allen in the female lead. Allen played the same role in the 1915 version of the movie.See more »
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Referenced in The Miracle (1959)See more »
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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Memories, 22 December 2007
Author: pixelwks from New York

Back in the days before VCR's I set my alarm clock to 3:00 Am to watch this film. If you were a film buff back then you had no choice, the TV told you when to watch something. I was a big Clark Gable fan and this was a pretty obscure film that I was keen on seeing.

My grandmother wandered in and sat down with me to watch. She not only knew the film immediately but remembered every moment in the film like she had just seen it. She remembered what she wore and what she had for lunch that day in 1934. This movie was like a time machine for her. She cried at the end like a little girl.

I lost my grandmother not long after that and this memory has stayed with me for 30 years.

I haven't seen the film since but I remember it being a very old fashioned melodrama. It will never get to DVD I suppose.

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