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The Green Years was an important rung in the career of child actor Dean Stockwell. He stars as a morose young Irish lad, raised by ultra-strict Scottish relatives of his late mother. He is drawn out of his shell by roguish great-grandfather Charles Coburn. In time, Stockwell grows up to be Tom Drake, and Coburn is still around to keep things lively. Adapted from a best-selling novel by A.J. Cronin, The Green Years is entertaining on several unexpected levels, from the thick Scots and Irish brogues of the largely American cast, to the odd pairing of husband and wife actors Hume Cronyn (age 35) and Jessica Tandy (age 37), here playing father and daughter. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Charles Coburn Best Supporting Actor 1946 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences George Folsey Best Black and White Cinematography 1946 Nominee

Cast

Charles Coburn
as Alexander "Dandy" Gow
Beverly Tyler
as Alison Keith
Hume Cronyn
as Papa Leckie
Gladys Cooper
as Grandma Leckie
Dean Stockwell
as Robert Shannon, 8 years
Jessica Tandy
as Kate leckie
Selena Royle
as Mama Leckie
Richard Haydn
as Jason Reid
Andy Clyde
as Saddler Boag
Norman Lloyd
as Adam Leckie
Wallace Ford
as Jamie Nigg
Eilene Janssen
as Alison Keith as a Child
Richard Lyon
as Gavin Blair as a Child
Henry O'Neill
as Canon Roche
Henry Stephenson
as Blakely
Norma Varden
as Mrs. Bosomley

Crew

Victor Saville
Director
Leon Gordon
Producer
Robert Ardrey
Screenwriter
Sonya Levien
Screenwriter
George Folsey
Cinematographer
Herbert Stothart
Composer (Music Score)
Cedric Gibbons
Art Director
Hans Peters
Art Director
Irene Sharaff
Costume Designer
Arnold A. Gillespie
Special Effects
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