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Maryland
     

Maryland

Director: Henry King, Walter Brennan, Fay Bainter, Brenda Joyce

Cast: Henry King, Walter Brennan, Fay Bainter, Brenda Joyce

 
The success of 1938's Kentucky prompted 20th Century-Fox to come up with the similar (though not entirely identical) horse-racing opus Maryland. After her husband (Russell Hicks) is killed during a fox hunt, Maryland matriarch Charlotte Danfield (Fay Bainter) forbids her son Lee (John Payne) from ever riding or even owning a horse. Lee obedient only

Overview

The success of 1938's Kentucky prompted 20th Century-Fox to come up with the similar (though not entirely identical) horse-racing opus Maryland. After her husband (Russell Hicks) is killed during a fox hunt, Maryland matriarch Charlotte Danfield (Fay Bainter) forbids her son Lee (John Payne) from ever riding or even owning a horse. Lee obedient only until he meets lovely Linda Stewart (Brenda Joyce), the daughter of his father's ex-trainer William Stewart (Walter Brennan, doing a virtual reprise of his Kentucky characterization). In concert with Linda, Lee enters his horse in the fabled Maryland Hunt, an annual steeplechase event. The outcome of the race is instrumental in weakening Charlotte Danfield's anti-equestrian stance, but Stewart, alas, isn't around long enough to fully bask in his restored glory. Much of Maryland was filmed on location, gorgeously lensed in Technicolor by George Barnes.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/20/2014
UPC:
0024543952398
Original Release:
1940
Rating:
NR
Source:
Fox Mod
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Time:
1:31:00
Sales rank:
16,655

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Walter Brennan William Stewart
Fay Bainter Charlotte Danfield
Brenda Joyce Linda
John Payne Lee Danfield
Charlie Ruggles Dick Piper
Hattie McDaniel Hattie
Marjorie Weaver Georgie Tomlin
Sidney Blackmer Spencer Danfield
Ben Carter Shadrach
Ernest Whitman Dogface
Paul Harvey Buckman
Robert Lowery Tom Bolton
Edward Thorgersen Announcer
Stanley Andrews Doctor
Erville Alderson Diggs
Frank M. Thomas Veterinarian
Cliff Clark Sheriff
Grace Hayle Mrs. Carrington
Clarence Muse Rev. Bitters
Bob Anderson Lee Danfield, Age 7
Dick Jones Lee Danfield, Age 11
George H. Reed Uncle Henry
Zack Williams Fields
Darby Jones Aleck
Mildred Gover Polly
Thaddeus Jones Brother Moses
Clinton Rosemond Brother Dickey
Gladden James Court Clerk
Edward Fielding Chairman
Olive Ball Actor
E.E. Clive Actor
Jesse Graves Actor
Charles Moore Actor
Floyd Shackelford Actor
Spencer Charters Judge
William B. Davidson John Addison
Terry Moore Actor
Mantan Moreland Actor
Sul Te Wan Naomi

Technical Credits
Henry King Director
Jack Andrews Screenwriter
George Barnes Cinematographer
Richard Day Art Director
Ethel Hill Screenwriter
Wiard Ihnen Art Director
Gene Markey Producer
Barbara McLean Editor
Alfred Newman Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision
Ray Rennahan Cinematographer
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer

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