Spitfire (1934 film)
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|Directed by||John Cromwell|
|Produced by||Pandro S. Berman|
|Written by||Lula Vollmer (play and screenplay)
Jane Murfin (screenplay)
|Release dates||30 March 1934|
|Running time||87 minutes|
Two engineers building a dam in the mountains, John Stafford (Robert Young) and George Fleetwood (Ralph Bellamy), are attracted to local hillbilly "spitfire" Trigger Hicks (Katharine Hepburn).
- Katharine Hepburn as Trigger Hicks
- Robert Young as John Stafford
- Ralph Bellamy as George Fleetwood
- Martha Sleeper as Eleanor Stafford
- Louis Mason as Bill Grayson
- Sara Haden (as Sarah Haden) as Etta Dawson
- Virginia Howell as Granny Raines
- Sidney Toler as Jim Sawyer
- Will Geer (as High Ghere) as West Fry
- John Beck as Jake Hawkins
- Therese Wittler as Mrs. Jim Sawyer
The film was popular and made a profit of $113,000.
- Richard Jewel, 'RKO Film Grosses: 1931-1951', Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, Vol 14 No 1, 1994 p56
- Variety film review; March 13, 1934, page 16.
- Harrison's Reports film review; March 10, 1934, page 39.
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