Adam Had Four Sons

Adam Had Four Sons

Director: Gregory Ratoff Cast: Ingrid Bergman, Warner Baxter, Susan Hayward

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Overview

Ingrid Bergman stars in Adam Had Four Sons, her second American film appearance. Based on a novel by Charles Bonner, the story begins in the early twentieth century, when French governess Emilie Gallatin (Bergman) is hired to care for the four growing sons of wealthy Adam Stoddard (Warner Baxter). The sudden death of Stoddard's wife Molly (Fay Wray) and the loss of his fortune compels Emilie to reluctantly give up her position and head home. Ten years later, Stoddard, having recovered financially, again sends for Emilie, even though his sons have all grown and are about to march off to WW1. Secretly in love with Stoddard, Emilie nonetheless keeps her place, until the libertine behavior of Stoddard's scheming sister-in-law Hester (Susan Hayward) forces Emilie to take drastic action.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/03/2015
UPC: 0043396468405
Original Release: 1941
Rating: NR
Source: Sony Pictures Home
Sales rank: 27,838

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ingrid Bergman Emilie Gallatin
Warner Baxter Adam Stoddard
Susan Hayward Hester
Fay Wray Molly
Richard Denning Older Jack
June Lockhart Vance
Johnny Downs Older David
Charles Lind Older Phillip
Billy Ray Younger Jack
Steven Muller Younger David
Wallace Chadwell Younger Chris
Bobby Walberg Younger Phillip
Helen Westley Cousin Phillipa
Pietro Sosso Otto
Gilbert Emery Dr. Lane
Renie Riano Photographer
Clarence Muse Sam
Robert "Buddy" Shaw Older Chris

Technical Credits
Gregory Ratoff Director
Michael Blankfort Screenwriter
W. Franke Harling Score Composer
William Hurlbut Screenwriter
Francis D. Lyon Editor
J. Peverell Marley Cinematographer
Robert Sherwood Producer
Rudolph Sternad Art Director

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