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The Corn Is Green ()

directed by Irving Rapper
featuring Bette Davis, Nigel Bruce, John Dall, Joan Lorring, Mildred Dunnock, Rhys Williams, Rosalind Ivan

In this 1945 filmization of Emlyn Williams' semi-autobiographical 1938 play The Corn is Green, Bette Davis steps into the role originated on Broadway by Ethel Barrymore. Davis plays Miss Moffat, a turn-of-the-century schoolteacher in a Welsh mining town. She has opened her own school in hopes of lowering the town's illiteracy rate, thus enabling the younger residents to seek out more fulfilling lives than merely sweating away in the mines until they drop. She runs into a great deal of resistance from mine-owner Nigel Bruce, ...

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The Corn Is Green
2012, Warner Brothers

UPC: 883316616956


The Corn Is Green
1998, Warner Brothers

UPC: 027616130839


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