Follow the Sun

Overview

Follow the Sun is the filmed biography of golf champion Ben Hogan. Glenn Ford, no mean duffer himself, stars as Hogan, here depicted as a single-purposed individual to whom golf is everything. Anne Baxter co-stars as Hogan's supportive wife Valerie, who sticks with him through thick and thin. On the brink of his greatest success, Hogan is seriously injured in an auto accident. His recovery and return to the links provides the dramatic momentum of the film's final reels. Co-starring as themselves in Follow the ...
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Overview

Follow the Sun is the filmed biography of golf champion Ben Hogan. Glenn Ford, no mean duffer himself, stars as Hogan, here depicted as a single-purposed individual to whom golf is everything. Anne Baxter co-stars as Hogan's supportive wife Valerie, who sticks with him through thick and thin. On the brink of his greatest success, Hogan is seriously injured in an auto accident. His recovery and return to the links provides the dramatic momentum of the film's final reels. Co-starring as themselves in Follow the Suns are such golfing legends as Sam Snead, Jimmy Demaret, and Dr. Cary Middlecoff. An uncredited Harold Blake appears as Ben Hogan at the age of 14.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/4/2014
  • UPC: 024543934301
  • Original Release: 1951
  • Rating:

  • Source: Fox Mod
  • Presentation: B&W / Full Frame
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 6,073

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Glenn Ford Ben Hogan
Anne Baxter Valerie Hogan
Dennis O'Keefe Chuck Williams
June Havoc Norma
Larry Keating Jay Dexter
Roland Winters Dr. Graham
Nana Bryant Sister Beatrice
Sam Snead Himself
James Demarest Himself
Dr. Cary Middlecoff Himself
Harold Blake Ben Hogan, age 14
Ann Burr Valerie, age 14
Harmon Stevens Mr. Johnson
Louise Lorimer Mrs. Clinton
Harry Antrim Dr. Everett
Jeffrey Sayre Photographer
William Forrest General
Gil Herman Sportswriter
Jewel Rose Nurse
Emmett Vogan Temporary Chairman
Grantland Rice Toastmaster
James Flavin Henry Gibbs
Myrtle Anderson Grace
Lester Dorr Attendant
Gene Garrick Orderly
James Pierce Proprietor
Esther Somers Mrs. Edwards
Warren Stevens Radio Announcer
John Trebach Waiter
William Walker Golf Club Waiter
Technical Credits
Sidney Lanfield Director
Frederick Hazlitt Brennan Screenwriter
Samuel G. Engel Producer
Richard Irvine Art Director
Barbara McLean Editor
Cyril Mockridge Score Composer
Lionel Newman Musical Direction/Supervision
Leo Tover Cinematographer
Lyle Wheeler Art Director
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