Anthony Adverse Poster

Release Date: 1936

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Based on the novel by Hervey Allen, this expansive drama follows the many adventures of the eponymous hero (Fredric March). Abandoned at a convent by his heartless nobleman father, Don Luis (Claude Rains), Anthony is later mentored by his kind grandfather, John Bonnyfeather (Edmund Gwenn), and falls for the beautiful Angela Giuseppe (Olivia de Havilland). When circumstances separate Anthony and Angela and he embarks on a long journey, he must find his way back to her, no matter what the cost.

Cast: Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Gale Sondergaard, Edmund Gwenn, Claude Rains, Anita Louise, Louis Hayward, Steffi Duna

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Genres: Romance

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Passionate, Melodramatic, Father, Quest, Mother, Love, France, Emotional


Nominated Outstanding Production
Winner Film Editing
Winner Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Assistant Director
Nominated Art Direction
Winner Cinematography
Winner Music (Scoring)