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Another Part of the Forest (1948)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 9 September 1948 (Mexico)
This 'prequel' to The Little Foxes tells how the ruthless members of the old-South Hubbard family got that way.

Director:

Michael Gordon

Writers:

Lillian Hellman (play), Vladimir Pozner (screenplay)
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Cast

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

Fifteen years after the Civil War the people of Bowden, Alabama still hate Marcus Hubbard for wartime profiteering. He's also at odds with wife Lavinia and his sons, conniving Ben and weak Oscar; but beautiful daughter Regina gets all she wants from him. Conflicts intensify when Regina gets involved with John Bagtry, scion of the old gentry, and Oscar with the Ku Klux Klan; on a stormy night, family relationships unravel. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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That fascinating family from Broadway's most shocking play!

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Greek

Release Date:

9 September 1948 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Another Part of the Forest See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Dan Duryea plays Oscar Hubbard in this film, eight years after he had played Oscar's son Leo in The Little Foxes (1941). See more »

Quotes

Marcus Hubbard: Try to remember that though ignorance becomes a Southern gentleman, cowardice does not.
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Version of Another Part of the Forest (1972) See more »

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a wonderful addition to Little Foxes
9 June 2005 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

This is one of the most wicked and dysfunctional families ever to make it to the big screen during the 1940s. Of course, by today's standards they would seem a bit tame! This is the same sick, backstabbing, conniving family seen in little foxes. Some of the original actors are here (such as the slimy Dan Duryea) and some new ones are along for the ride (Edmund O'Brien, Ann Blythe and Frederick March). So why did I like the movie? Well, the evilness of the characters and how deliciously they scheme and change sides when it best suits their needs make it a very mesmerizing film. Also, because the schemes change A LOT, it's tough to predict where the movie will end.

This movie, though made AFTER Little Foxes, is the prequel. So after seeing this, see Little Foxes and hold on tight!


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