Tess of the Storm Country (1932 film)

Tess of the Storm Country is a 1932 American pre-Code drama film directed by directed by Alfred Santell and starring Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, and Dudley Digges. It was released by Fox Film Corporation. It is based on the novel of the same name by Grace Miller White and its adaptation for the stage by Rupert Hughes.[2][3]

Tess of the Storm Country
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Charles Farrell and Janet Gaynor
Directed byAlfred Santell
Produced byWilliam Fox
Screenplay bySonya Levien
S. N. Behrman
Based onGrace Miller White(novel)
Rupert Hughes(play)
StarringJanet Gaynor
Charles Farrell
Music byLouis De Francesco (*uncredited)
CinematographyHal Mohr
Edited byRalph Dietrich (*uncredited)
Distributed byFox Film Corporation
Release date
November 19, 1932 (New York premiere)
November 20, 1932 (United States)
1933 (Italy)[1]
January 9, 1933 (Sweden)[1]
January 15, 1933 (Finland)[1]
January 18, 1933 (Denmark)[1]
February 20, 1933 (Spain)[1]
June 3, 1933 (Portugal)[1]
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States

Gaynor and Farrell made almost a dozen films together, including Frank Borzage's classics Seventh Heaven (1927), Street Angel (1928), and Lucky Star (1929). Gaynor won the first Academy Award for Best Actress for the first two films and F. W. Murnau's Sunrise.


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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Tess of the Storm Country (1932) Release Info". IMDb.
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1932-40 by The American Film Institute, c. 1993
  3. ^ The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:..Tess of the Storm Country

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