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As the Earth Turns (1934)





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Based on the best-selling Gladys Hasty Carroll novel of the same name, As the Earth Turns covers four seasons in the life of a Maine farming family. Jean Muir stars as Jen Shaw, daughter of dirt-poor farmers Mark and Min Shaw (David Landau, Dorothy Appleby). Jen's parents have an abiding distrust for their new neighbors, the Jankowskis -- not only because they're first-generation Poles, but also because they used to live in faraway Boston. Despite Mark and Min's opposition, Jen falls in love with Stan Jankowski (Donald Woods), but trouble looms in the form of Jen's stepsister Doris (Dorothy Appleby), who also has designs on Stan. New Warners contractee Jean Muir acquitted herself well in her first major role, which may be why As the Earth Turns did slightly better than expected at the box office.


Jean Muir
as Jen Shaw
Donald Woods
as Stan Janowski
Emily Lowry
as School Teacher
William Janney
as Ollie Shaw
David Landau
as Mark Shaw
Arthur Hohl
as George Shaw
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