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The Sun Comes Up (12-May-1949)

Director: Richard Thorpe

Writers: William Ludwig; Margaret Fitts

From short story: A Mother in Manville by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Musical Score: André Previn

Producer: Robert Sisk

Keywords: Drama, Dog, Lassie

A war widow suffers further after her son is killed in an accident; initially she blames Lassie for his death. Embittered, she relocates to the countryside where the dog bonds with an orphan boy, played by Claude Jarman, Jr. Fifth Lassie film was Jeannette MacDonald's final role.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Margaret Hamilton
9-Dec-1902 16-May-1985 Wicked Witch of the West
Claude Jarman, Jr.
27-Sep-1934   The Yearling
Percy Kilbride
16-Jul-1888 11-Dec-1964 Pa Kettle
Jeanette MacDonald
18-Jun-1903 14-Jan-1965 The Merry Widow
Lloyd Nolan
11-Aug-1902 27-Sep-1985 Dr. Chegley on Julia
Lewis Stone
15-Nov-1879 12-Sep-1953 Judge James Hardy


Jeanette MacDonald   ...   Helen Lorfield Winter
Lloyd Nolan   ...   Thomas Chandler
Claude Jarman, Jr.   ...   Jerry
Lassie   ...   Himself
Lewis Stone   ...   Arthur Norton
Percy Kilbride   ...   Mr. Williegood
Nicholas Joy   ...   Victor Alvord
Margaret Hamilton   ...   Mrs. Golightly


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