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Release Date:
20 December 1935 (USA) See more »
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THE FIRE OF THE SOUTH! The fury of love..! ...Romance rides across the pages of history..! See more »
Plot:
SO RED THE ROSE is King Vidor's quietly affecting Civil War romance, starring Margaret Sullavan as a Southern aristocrat... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Robert Cummings and Randolph Scott See more (6 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Margaret Sullavan ... Valette Bedford

Walter Connolly ... Malcolm Bedford

Randolph Scott ... Duncan Bedford
Janet Beecher ... Sally Bedford
Elizabeth Patterson ... Mary Cherry

Robert Cummings ... George Pendleton
Harry Ellerbe ... Edward Bedford

Dickie Moore ... Middleton Bedford
Charles Starrett ... George McGehee
Johnny Downs ... Yankee boy
Daniel L. Haynes ... William Veal

Clarence Muse ... Cato
James Burke ... Major Rushton
Warner Richmond ... Confederate Sergeant
Alfred Delcambre ... Charles Tolliver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Allen ... Confederate Officer (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ... Cavalry Captain (uncredited)
Leroy Broomfield ... Slave (uncredited)
E.H. Calvert ... Cavalry Major (uncredited)
Stephen Chase ... Soldier (uncredited)
Luke Cosgrave ... Prophet (uncredited)
Hal Craig ... Soldier (uncredited)
Edward Gargan ... Cavalryman (uncredited)
Kid Herman ... Slave (uncredited)
Alex Hill ... Scipio (uncredited)
Lloyd Ingraham ... Officer (uncredited)
John Larkin ... Cato's Companion (uncredited)
Baron James Lichter ... Soldier (uncredited)
Billy McClain ... Servant in Kitchen (uncredited)
Charles Morris ... Officer (uncredited)
David Newell ... Soldier (uncredited)
Paul Parry ... Soldier (uncredited)
Emma Reed ... Old Servant (uncredited)
Oscar Smith ... Slave (uncredited)
Madame Sul-Te-Wan ... Slave (uncredited)
Duke York ... Soldier (uncredited)

Directed by
King Vidor 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Maxwell Anderson 
Edwin Justus Mayer 
Laurence Stallings 
Stark Young  novel

Produced by
Douglas MacLean .... producer
 
Original Music by
W. Franke Harling 
 
Cinematography by
Victor Milner 
 
Film Editing by
Eda Warren 
 
Art Direction by
Hans Dreier 
Ernst Fegté 
 
Costume Design by
Travis Banton (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Mesenkop Louis H. .... sound recordist
Harold Lewis .... sound recordist
 
Music Department
Hugo Friedhofer .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Herman Hand .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Friedrich Hollaender .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
John Leipold .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Max Reese .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Adolph Zukor .... presenter
 

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82 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)
Certification:
USA:Approved (PCA #1173)

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.See more »
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Robert Cummings and Randolph Scott, 14 July 2014
Author: Martha Wilcox

Interesting seeing the 25 year old Robert Cummings acting alongside Randolph Scott. I didn't believe his Southern accent, but he demonstrated that he could ride a horse. I don't think Westerns are his forte. Scott, however, put in a good performance. It really does depend on who is directing him which determines what performance you get. Sometimes he's wooden and bland. Other times he can be dark and deep. His best performances is when he is an antagonist or displaying a bit of menace. Margaret Sullavan may have been popular in the 30s and good friends with James Stewart, but she doesn't stand the test of time like Maureen O'Sullivan. She doesn't add much to this film, and the film itself is a bit weak. However, it does give a voice and screen-time to African- American characters and actors.

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