Another Part of the Forest

Another Part of the Forest

Director: Michael Gordon Cast: Fredric March, Dan Duryea, Edmond O'Brien


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Another Part Of The Forest begins some twenty years before the events of Lillian Hellman's play and movie The Little Foxes and shows how that film's Hubbard family became the ruthless, greedy lot they were. It's fifteen years after the Civil War, and the Hubbards dominate their small Southern town financially, if not socially; The patriarch of the family (Fredric March) sold salt for $8 a pound to the Confederate Army at a time when they needed it most. Edmond O'Brien and Dan Duryea play his sons, the former as mean as his father, the latter and younger one a weakling. When the elder child finds out that his father was responsible for the death of Southern troops during the war, he threatens to expose the truth unless the family fortune is placed in his hands. In the end, only Hubbard's wife (Florence Eldridge) stands by her husband during his inevitable fall, and she banishes her own children from their house. Brilliant acting by all, especially March, Duryea, and O'Brien, plus a sharp script, make this unrelentingly grim melodrama fascinating to watch.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/31/2017
UPC: 0025192397448
Original Release: 1948
Source: Universal Mod
Time: 1:48:00
Sales rank: 28,644

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Fredric March Marcus Hubbard
Dan Duryea Oscar Hubbard
Edmond O'Brien Ben Hubbard
Ann Blyth Regina Hubbard
Florence Eldridge Lavinia Hubbard
John Dall John Bagtry
Dona Drake Laurette Sincee
Betsy Blair Birdie Bagtry
Fritz Leiber Col. Isham
Whit Bissell Jugger
Don Beddoe Penniman
Wilton Graff Sam Taylor
Virginia Farmer Clara Bagtry
Libby Taylor Coralee
Smoki Whitfield Jake

Technical Credits
Michael Gordon Director
Daniele Amfitheatrof Score Composer
John P. Austin Set Decoration/Design
Robert F. Boyle Art Director
Jerry Bresler Producer
Leslie I. Carey Sound/Sound Designer
Miton Carruth Editor
Ben Chapman Asst. Director
Richard DeWeese Sound/Sound Designer
Russell A. Gausman Set Decoration/Design
Bernard Herzbrun Art Director
Hal Mohr Cinematographer
Vladimir Pozner Screenwriter
Bud Westmore Makeup
Yvonne Wood Costumes/Costume Designer

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