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The First Year (1932)

The First Year was a 1920 play that originally ran on Broadway at the Little Theatre. The play was written by Frank Craven and produced by John Golden. It closed in 1922 after 760 ... See full summary »

Director:

William K. Howard

Writers:

Frank Craven (play), Lynn Starling
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Janet Gaynor ... Grace Livingston
Charles Farrell ... Tommy Tucker
Minna Gombell ... Mrs. Barstow
Dudley Digges ... Dr. Anderson
Leila Bennett ... Hattie
Robert McWade ... Fred Livingston
George Meeker ... Dick Loring
Maude Eburne ... Emily Livingston
Henry Kolker ... Peter Barstow
Elda Voelkel ... Helen (as Edna Volkel)
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The First Year was a 1920 play that originally ran on Broadway at the Little Theatre. The play was written by Frank Craven and produced by John Golden. It closed in 1922 after 760 performances. In 1932, a film adapted from the Craven play was written by Lynn Starling. The film starred Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell, and was directed by William K. Howard. Gaynor and Farrell made almost a dozen films together, including Frank Borzage's classics Seventh Heaven (1927), Street Angel (1928), and Lucky Star (1929); Gaynor won the first Academy Award for Best Actress for the first two and F. W. Murnau's Sunrise (1927).

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 July 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Casar é Assim See more »

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Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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