The Stars Look Down 1940

The Stars Look Down

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Based on the novel of the same name by A.J. Cronin, this British drama presents the hardships faced by a coal-mining village. Local boy Davey Fenwick (Michael Redgrave) goes off to attend university, with hopes of helping his home town in the political arena, but he returns as a schoolteacher, along with his restless wife, Jenny (Margaret Lockwood). When Jenny's ex-boyfriend, the ambitious Joe Gowlan (Emlyn Williams), reappears, it leads directly to a clash with Davey.

Cast & Crew

Michael Redgrave
Davey Fenwick
Nancy Price
Martha Fenwick
Allan Jeayes
Richard Barras
Edward Rigby
Robert Fenwick
Cecil Parker
Stanley Millington
Linden Travers
Mrs. Laura Millington
Milton Rosmer
Harry Nugent, MP
George Carney
Slogger Gowlan
Sadore Goldschmidt
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A.J. Cronin
Writer (Novel)
J.B. Williams
Screenwriter
A.J. Cronin
Screenwriter
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