Stella Dallas

Stella Dallas

Barbara Stanwyck
Director: King Vidor Cast: Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
, John Boles
John Boles
, Anne Shirley
Anne Shirley
King Vidor

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Produced by Sam Goldwyn, this second film version of Olive Higgins Prouty's Stella Dallas is by far the best. The combined talents of Goldwyn, director King Vidor and star Barbara Stanwyck lift this property far above the level of mere soap opera. Stanwyck is perfectly cast as Stella Martin, the loud, vulgar factory-town girl who snares wealthy husband Stephen Dallas (John Boles). When Stephen is offered a job in New York, Stella stays behind, knowing that she'll never be part of her husband's social circle. She pals around platonically with her old beau, the cheap and tasteless Ed Munn (Alan Hale), a fact that drives yet another wedge between Stella and her husband. The final straw is daughter Laurel's (Anne Shirley) birthday party, which is boycotted by the local bluenoses. Though she would like to remain part of her daughter's life, Stella knows that she and she alone is the reason that Laurel is shunned by the rest of the community.

Product Details

Release Date: 12/10/2013
UPC: 0883929326372
Original Release: 1937
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:46:00
Sales rank: 2,516

Special Features

Stella Dallas vintage featurette

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Barbara Stanwyck Stella Dallas
John Boles Stephen Dallas
Anne Shirley Laurel Dallas
Barbara O'Neil Helen Morrison
Alan Hale Ed Munn
Marjorie Main Mrs. Martin
Edmund Elton Mr. Martin
George Walcott Charlie Martin
Tim Holt Richard Grosvenor
Nella Walker Mrs. Grosvenor
Bruce Satterlee Con Morrison
Jimmy Butler Grown-up Con
Jack Egger John Morrison
Dick Jones Lee Morrison
Ann Shoemaker Miss Phillibrown
Harry Bowen Actor
Harlan Briggs Actor
Mabel Colcord Actor
Ann Doran Actor
Edythe Elliott Actor
Mildred Gover Actor
Lynda Grey Actor
Winifred Harris Actor
Etta McDaniel Actor
George Meeker Actor
Vesey O'Davoren Actor
Michael Owen Actor
Francis Sayles Actor
Al Shean Actor
Paul Stanton Actor
Dorothy Vaughan Actor
Lillian West Actor
Gertrude Short Carrie Jenkins
Jessie Arnold Landlady
Lon McCallister Bit
Lillian Yarbo Gladys
Linda Gray Actor
Laraine Day Bit Part

Technical Credits
King Vidor Director
Richard Day Art Director
Samuel Goldwyn Producer
Harry Wagstaff Gribble Screenwriter
Victor Heerman Screenwriter
Merritt Hulburd Associate Producer
Omar Kiam Costumes/Costume Designer
Sarah Y. Mason Screenwriter
Rudolph Maté Cinematographer
Walter Mayo Asst. Director
Alfred Newman Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Gertrude Purcell Screenwriter
Sherman Todd Editor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Stella Dallas
1. Chapter 1 [4:18]
2. Chapter 2 [6:25]
3. Chapter 3 [5:05]
4. Chapter 4 [2:50]
5. Chapter 5 [3:23]
6. Chapter 6 [3:19]
7. Chapter 7 [4:55]
8. Chapter 8 [2:17]
9. Chapter 9 [5:04]
10. Chapter 10 [3:37]
11. Chapter 11 [4:47]
12. Chapter 12 [5:11]
13. Chapter 13 [4:55]
14. Chapter 14 [9:45]
15. Chapter 15 [4:58]
16. Chapter 16 [8:00]
17. Chapter 17 [2:49]
18. Chapter 18 [10:57]
19. Chapter 19 [8:32]
20. Chapter 20 [4:17]
1. Chapter 1 [10:10]
2. Chapter 2 [11:52]
3. Chapter 3 [8:14]
4. Chapter 4 [9:39]
5. Chapter 5 [8:13]
6. Chapter 6 [10:55]
7. Chapter 7 [11:41]
8. Chapter 8 [10:19]
9. Chapter 9 [8:48]
10. Chapter 10 [9:24]
11. Chapter 11 [10:35]

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