City Girl

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This article is about the 1930 film. For the 1984 film, see City Girl (1984 film). For the 2003 song by Kevin Shields, see City Girl (song).
City Girl
Directed by F.W. Murnau
Produced by William Fox
Written by Marion Orth, Berthold Viertel
Based on The Mud Turtle 
by Elliott Lester
Starring Charles Farrell
Mary Duncan
Music by Arthur Kay
Cinematography Ernest Palmer
Edited by H.H. Caldwell
Katherine Hilliker
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release dates
  • February 16, 1930 (1930-02-16)
Running time 89 minutes
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles

City Girl is an American 1930 silent film directed by F.W. Murnau. The director wanted the film to be called Our Daily Bread.[1]

A version of the film, with some sound elements, was made alongside the silent version.[citation needed] Today the sound version is lost.


The city girl Kate falls in love with farmer Lem. He takes Kate to his family farm but Kate has trouble being accepted by the family.



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