Miss Susie Slagle's

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Miss Susie Slagle's
Miss susie slagles.jpg
Directed by John Berry
Produced by John Houseman
Written by Hugo Butler
Anne Froelich
Adrian Scott
Theodore Strauss
Story by Augusta Tucker (Novel)
Starring Veronica Lake
Sonny Tufts
Lillian Gish
Music by Daniele Amfitheatrof
Cinematography Charles Lang
Edited by Archie Marshek
Production
  company
Paramount Pictures
Distributed by Paramount Pictures (original), Universal Pictures (current)
Release date(s)
  • February 6, 1946 (1946-02-06)
Running time 88 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Miss Susie Slagle's is a 1946 film directed by John Berry. It was based on the popular novel by Augusta Tucker. The film was Berry's directorial debut and first starring role for Joan Caulfield.[1]

Plot[edit]

A nursing student falls in love with a young medical intern in 1910 Baltimore, but their lives start to fall apart when he catches a deadly disease.

Principal cast[edit]

Actor Role
Veronica Lake Nan Rogers
Sonny Tufts Pug Prentiss
Joan Caulfield Margaretta Howe
Lillian Gish Miss Susie Slagle
Lloyd Bridges Silas Holmes
Bill Edwards Elijah Howe, Jr.
Billy De Wolfe Ben Mead

Critical reception[edit]

Bosley Crowther of The New York Times thought the film was flawed but decent:

One would refrain from recommending Miss Susie Slagle's as a fine drama of medical school. But it is a cheerful, nostalgic and personally engaging little picture of fabricated life.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erickson, Hal. "Miss Susie Slagle's > Overview". AllMovie. Retrieved 2010-10-04. 
  2. ^ Crowther, Bosley (1946-02-07). "Original ''New York Times'' review". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2010-10-04. 

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