Stella Dallas (1925) - Rotten Tomatoes

Stella Dallas (1925)





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In this moving silent melodrama, lovely small-town girl Stella Dallas hastily marries a young blueblood with whom she has nothing in common to escape the painful aftermath of her father's suicide. With so little to base it on, the marriage crumbles soon after she bears a daughter.


Belle Bennett
as Stella Dallas
Ronald Colman
as Stephen Dallas
Alice Joyce
as Helen Morrison
Lois Moran
as Laurel Dallas
Vera Lewis
as Miss Tibbets
Beatrice Pryor
as Mrs. Grosvenor
Newton Hall
as Morrison Child
Winston Miller
as Morrison Child 10 Years Later
Maurice Murphy
as Morrison Child
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Critic Reviews for Stella Dallas

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (2)

Though it includes some respectable elements, it is essentially a trashy moving picture based on a trashy story.

Full Review… | January 23, 2013
The New Republic
Top Critic

A mother picture. Not a great picture, but a great mother picture. Its sentiment is terrific.

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Stella Dallas

skip this and she an actress with enough gravitas 2 carry the title role stanwyck's 1937 version a real tear jerker

Greg Wood
Greg Wood

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