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Follow the Sun (1951)

Follow the Sun





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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.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Frederick Hazlitt Brennan
In Theaters:
Twentieth Century Fox


Glenn Ford
as Ben Hogan
Anne Baxter
as Valerie Hogan
Dennis O'Keefe
as Chuck Williams
Larry Keating
as Jay Dexter
Roland Winters
as Dr. Graham
Nana Bryant
as Sister Beatrice
Sam Snead
as Himself
Harold Blake
as Ben Hogan (age 14)
Ann Burr
as Valerie (age 14)
Harmon Stevens
as Mr. Johnson
Louise Lorimer
as Mrs. Clinton
Harry Antrim
as Dr. Everett
Jeffrey Sayre
as Photographer
Homer Welborne
as Announcer
Gene Garrick
as Orderly
Gil Herman
as Sportswriter
Jim Pierce
as Proprietor
Emmett Vogan
as Temporary Chairman
Grantland Rice
as Toastmaster
James Flavin
as Henry Gibbs
Esther Somers
as Mrs. Edwards
Al Demaret
as Golf Pro
Lester Dorr
as Attendant
James Pierce
as Proprietor
Warren Stevens
as Radio Announcer
Bill Walker
as Golf Club Waiter
William Walker
as Golf Club Waiter
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